Vintage Victorian Textiles

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Schiffer Pub., 2002 - Antiques & Collectibles - 190 pages
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Textiles are an important part of any interior, but one that is frequently overlooked in restorations. See how the author, Brian Coleman, uses vintage Victorian textiles to create a rich and inviting atmosphere. Period textiles on everything from Victorian footstools to portieres are given an inspiring display in the elegant photography by Linda Svendsen. A helpful description of the varied uses to which different textiles were put in the Victorian home will encourage readers to use authentic fabrics. Advice on the care and conservation of vintage textiles and a guide to establishing values is most useful to those seeking to purchase vintage Victorian textiles today. For designers and collectors alike, this is a feast for the eyes and a prod for authenticity.

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The West Coast editor for Old House Interiors magazine, Coleman here reviews the use of vintage textiles from the 19th and early 20th centuries in domestic interiors. Filled with photographs ... Read full review

Contents

Introduction6
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Glossary7
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Shelf Liners Mantel Covers Bell Pulls Table Covers and Throws8
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Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Linda Svendsen, a graduate of Music and Art High School and Parsons School of Design in New York, has been a renowned photographer for more than thirty years. Her work is showcased in numerous magazines and books; she is the author of Bicycle: Around the World.

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