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Image for Adinkra: The Cloth that Speaks

Adinkra: The Cloth that Speaks

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: National Museum of African Art: 1997

Seller ID: 17302OFFNF55AA

Condition: Near FIne


Washington D.C.: National Museum of African Art, 1997. Staple- Bound Paperback. 34pp. Brief history of Adinkra cloth. Near Fine with mild shelf wear. View more info

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Singer Sewing Skills Reference Book

By: (sewing)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Singer Sewing Machine Co: 1954-01-01

Seller ID: 15030061OFFFNF55SI

Condition: Very Good


Singer Sewing Machine Co, 1954. Hardcover. Guide to machine sewing techniques and sewing machine care. Near Fine with bumped corner. View more info

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Japanese Costume: History and Tradition

By: Alan Kennedy

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Adam Biro: 1990-12

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 201104120021OFFNF15HA

ISBN: 2876600838

Condition: Near Fine


Paris: Adam Biro, 1990. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. History of costume in Japan with an emphasizing the 17th through early 19th century. 156 illustrations. A lovely copy. Near Fine with mild edgewear. View more info

Native Funk & Flash: An Emerging Folk Art

By: Alexandra Jacopetti; Photographer-Jerry Wainwright

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Scrimshaw Press: 1974-09-14

Seller ID: 1804220021OFNF13JA

ISBN: 0912020385

Condition: Very Good


CA: Scrimshaw Press, 1974. Paperback. Second printing. An ode to outsider fashion designs of the 1960's and 1970's. Includes early works by Kaisik Wong, very young Laurel Birch and the Cockettes in full costume. Chipping to the spine, light soiling to the covers. Very Good View more info

Molas: Folk Art of the Cuna Indians

By: Ann Parker; Avon Neal

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Clarkson Potter: 1977

Seller ID: 1611030161OFFNFPA

ISBN: 0517529114

Condition: Very Good


New York: Clarkson Potter, 1977. Hardcover. A detailed examination of the history of Molas, a textile art of the Cuna people of Panama.Dust jacket is rubbed at corners and spine ends. Very Good in like dust jacket. View more info

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Molas: Folk Art of the Cuna Indians

By: Ann Parker; Avon Neal

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Clarkson Potter: 1977

Seller ID: 1811030161OFFNFPA

ISBN: 0517529114

Condition: Very Good


New York: Clarkson Potter, 1977. Hardcover. A detailed examination of the history of Molas, a textile art of the Cuna people of Panama.Dust jacket is rubbed at corners and spine ends. Very Good in like dust jacket. View more info

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[Maya Textile Vorbilder]

By: Atelier Kunis

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Atelier Kunis: 1930-01-01

Seller ID: 1410021OFFNFKU

Condition: Very Good


Berlin: Atelier Kunis, 1930. Portfolio with 20 plates laid in. Set of textile designs presumably inspired by Mayan art. Pages lightly soiled. Very Good. View more info

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Women's Tailoring [Die Damenschneiderei]

By: Bode, Carl

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: 1933

Seller ID: 1410011OFFNFBO

Condition: Used: Very Good


Hannover, ca.1930. Elephant Folio. Original manuscript with sketches for ladies garments. Corresponding illustrations from magazines are pasted alongside the sketches. Tipped in are clippings with instructions for taking measurements and fashion in the Nazi Party. Owned by a tailoring teacher from a school in Hannover and perhaps used in his classes. Text in German. Dogeared pages and repaired tear to the front cover. View more info

Uncommon Threads: Wabanaki Textiles, Clothing, and Costume

By: Bourque, Bruce; Bar, Laureen La

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Maine State Museum: 2009-05-11

Seller ID: 15230021OFFNF55BO

ISBN: 0295988703

Condition: Fine


Maine: Maine State Museum, 2009. Paperback. A history of the native peoples of the Maritime Peninsula as seen through their artifacts. As New. View more info

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Jacobean Applique II: Romantica

By: Campbell, Patricia B.; Ayars, Mimi

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Collector Books: 1995-10-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1703010001OFFFH44CA

ISBN: 089145859X

Condition: Near Fine


Kentucky: American Quilter's Society, 1995. Paperback.Quilts based on Jacobean embroidery. Fine. View more info

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Spirits of the Cloth : Contemporary African American Quilts

By: Carolyn Mazloomi; Preface-Faith Ringgold

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Clarkson Potter: 1998-11-03

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1811130061OF16NFMA

ISBN: 0609600915

Condition: FIne


New York: Random House, 1998. First/First. Showcases contemporary quilt artists, includes biographies. Near Fine in like jacket. View more info

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Warping All by Yourself

By: Cay Garrett

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Interweave Pr: 1984-06

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17003260071NF12GA

ISBN: 0930670019

Condition: Near Fine


CA: Interweave Press, 1984. Paperback. Classic guide to handweaving. Very Good with fading to front cover. View more info

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Miao Textiles from China (Fabric Folios)

By: Corrigan, Gina

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Washington Press: 2001-07-01

Seller ID: 1401212OFFNF55

ISBN: 0295981377

Condition: Fine


Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2001. Paperback. Catalog and history of textiles of the Miao people of southwestern China. Profusely illustrated in color. As New. View more info

Image for Cotton: from raw material to finished product

Cotton: from raw material to finished product

By: Cotton Textile Institute

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Cotton Textile Institute: 1944

Seller ID: 12070031OFFNF52CO

Condition: Very Good


New York: Cotton Textile Institute, 1944. A guide to cotton including its history history, manufacture, and uses. Contains an essay on wartime uses of cotton. All 88 swatches are present. Near Fine with mild age toning and slight uptick at the corners. View more info

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Taisho Kimono: Speaking of Past and Present

By: Dees, Jan; Stokmans, Michiel Elsevier [Photographer]

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Skira: 2009-09-22

Seller ID: 15220061OFFNF55FI

ISBN: 8857200116

Condition: Fine


Milan: Skira, 2009. Hardcover. A history of the kimono from 1910-1940. Fine in like dust jacket. View more info

Embroidery in Britain from 1200 to 1750: The Victoria & Albert Museum's Textile Collection

By: Donald King; Santina Levey

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum: 1993-09-01

Seller ID: 12060081OFFFH52KI

ISBN: 1558596526

Condition: Near Fine


London: Victoria & Albert Museum, 1993. Paperback. The first volume in the seven volume set. 123 color plates. A stunning history. Near Fine with a slight uptick at the corners. View more info

Image for The Topkapi Saray Museum. Costumes, Embroideries and Other Textiles.

The Topkapi Saray Museum. Costumes, Embroideries and Other Textiles.

By: Editor-J. M. Rogers

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Little Brown: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12070011OFFNF52TO

ISBN: 0821216341

Condition: Fine


New York: Little, Brown, 1986. Hardcover. First edition, first printing. A look at Ottoman textiles from the 15th through early 19th centuries. Includes sections on costumes and embroidery. Profusely illustrated with color photography. As New. View more info

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Who'd a Thought It: Improvisation in African-American Quiltmaking

By: Eli Leon; Illustrator-Well-illustrated

Price: $50.00

Publisher: SF Craft & Folk Art Museum: 1987-01-01

Seller ID: 1800210010OFFNF51LE

Condition: Near Fine


CA: San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum. 1987. Paperback. History and gallery of African-American quilts including their relationship to African textiles. Near Fine with slightly turned up corners. View more info

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Fleisher's Knitting Manual

By: Fleisher's Yarn

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Fleisher's Yarn: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12070011OFFNF52HU

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: Fleisher's Yarn, 1893. Hardcover. Appears to be the 100+ knitting and crochet patterns designed for use with Fleisher's yarn. Rings on front cover, edges rubbed, owners mark. All pages present. Very Good. View more info

African Textiles

By: Gillow, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 2003-11-01

Seller ID: 18204OFFNF55GI

ISBN: 0811841669

Condition: Near Fine


San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2003. Hardcover. A comprehensive look at textiles throughout the African continent. Profusely illustrated with color photographs. Mild shelf wear. Near fine in like dust jacket. View more info