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How Can An Appropriate Fabric be selected to reupholster a family heirloom chair, make new draperies for a 100-year-old house or restore the furnishings of an entire house to their original appearance? Revised and expanded, Fabrics for Historic Buildings explains how to choose, buy and install the correct fabrics for historic interiors. Included is a unique catalog of more than 600 fabric types and patterns and a new chapter on 20th-century fabrics. "Gives practical, step-by-step advice on selecting and ordering ...
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How Can An Appropriate Fabric be selected to reupholster a family heirloom chair, make new draperies for a 100-year-old house or restore the furnishings of an entire house to their original appearance? Revised and expanded, Fabrics for Historic Buildings explains how to choose, buy and install the correct fabrics for historic interiors. Included is a unique catalog of more than 600 fabric types and patterns and a new chapter on 20th-century fabrics. "Gives practical, step-by-step advice on selecting and ordering appropriate fabrics for restoration projects." Interior Design "This book offers practical advice for anyone decorating a historic or an old home who wants to recreate a period look and is confused when it comes to selecting appropriate fabrics for the curtains and upholstery." Country Home
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  • ISBN-13: 9780471143796
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 12/1/1990
  • Series: Historic Interiors Series, #1
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 304
  • Product dimensions: 6.42 (w) x 9.56 (h) x 0.82 (d)

Table of Contents

1700 to 1790: A Dependence on Imported Fabrics.

1790 to 1815: Changing Tastes and Technology.

1815 to 1840: Technological Advances and Complex Designs.

1840 to 1870: Increasing Diversity in Furnishing Fabrics.

1870 to 1900: New Influences and Variety.

The Twentieth Century: Innovation and Tradition.

Modern Textiles: Continuing a Tradition.

Appendix.

Suppliers.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Sources of Information.

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