Item description for Textile Style: Decorating with Antique and Exotic Fabrics by Andrew Wood Caroline Clifton-Mogg...
Decorating with antique and exotic fabrics can make a home warm, lively, and distinctive. Within their weaves, colors, and patterns, textiles contain the story of interiordecoration, and Caroline Clifton-Mogg delves into their history to encourage an understanding and a love of the great variety of world fabrics.Capturing some of the world's most imaginative and unusual interiors, this sumptuous book is arich source of ideas for using everything from old linen sheets to scraps of silk embroidery in clever and original ways.Professional decorators demonstratethe importance ofincludingunusual textiles---the antique, ethnic, hand painted, and rare---indesigning a room, as accents to the scheme or to set the theme for the whole room. The interiors featured are full of the unexpected, including carpets used as tablecloths, painted fabrics masquerading as pictures, and layer on layer of linen and lace as upholstery. This collection is a real inspiration---a fascinating read and a photographic insight into textiles.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.87" Width: 9.21" Height: 0.71" Weight: 2.12 lbs.
Release Date Apr 28, 2008
Publisher Aurum Press
ISBN 1903221765 ISBN13 9781903221761