Fabulous Barkcloth: Home Decorating Textiles from the '30s,'40s,and'50s

Fabulous Barkcloth: Home Decorating Textiles from the '30s,'40s,and'50s

by Loretta Smith Fehling
     
 

This volume pictorially documents many of the outstanding textiles used in homes from the 1930s to the 1950s. Barkcloth, a type of dense, textured cotton weave, was often used in draperies or slipcovers of the era. In recent years, barkcloth has enjoyed a renaissance, now seen covering photo albums, hat boxes, vintage luggage, lampshades, purses, and pillows. More…  See more details below

Overview

This volume pictorially documents many of the outstanding textiles used in homes from the 1930s to the 1950s. Barkcloth, a type of dense, textured cotton weave, was often used in draperies or slipcovers of the era. In recent years, barkcloth has enjoyed a renaissance, now seen covering photo albums, hat boxes, vintage luggage, lampshades, purses, and pillows. More and more modern designers are using vintage barkcloth as inspiration for today's textiles. With over 200 color photographs, this book showcases the beautiful array of patterns, colors, and motifs used on authentic, old barkcloth. It is a valuable resource for designers and all who enjoy these wonderful fabrics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764308376
Publisher:
Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Pages:
112
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.40(d)

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