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antique embroidery • linen & tablecloths • other antique domestic textiles
antique embroidery
Silk Art Embroidery: A Woman’s History
of Ornament & Empowerment.
Donna
Cardwell. Learn the fascinating history of a
distinct style of needlework fashionable in
Victorian America from about 1877 to 1912,
with history, techniques, and identification,
and Candace Wheeler’s ingenuity to create
an innovative opportunity for women to earn
their own living.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 260 color & 133 b/w photos •
PriceGuide/Index•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2906-7•softcover•$29.99
Arts and Crafts Embroidery.
Laura Euler.
Embroidered textiles are the most personal art
form practiced by the Arts and Crafts Movement
(c. 1860-1910). This is art from another time,
which has its own story to tell. Some are the
humble workaday pieces for home use, while
others are staggering works of art. This book
features over 380 photos of the work of famous
designers, including WilliamMorris and Gustav
Stickley. Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 305 color & 83 b/w
photos• Index•176pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4409-1•hardcover•$49.99
antique linen & tablecloths
Linen: From Flax Seed to Woven Cloth.
Linda Heinrich. Follow the saga of this remark-
able fiber from seed to woven fabric. Learn
about flax cultivation, processing and spinning,
natural and synthetic dyeing, and weaving
and finishing linen cloth. 233 color and 156
black-and-white photos and drawings reveal
the characteristics of linen and emphasize its
practical use throughout history.
Size:81/2"x11"•233colorphotos156b/wphotos
&drawings• Index•232pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-3466-5•hardcover•$49.99
AntiqueLinens:FromtheKitchentotheBou-
doir.
MarshaL.Manchester.Over300colorphotos
easilyguideyouthroughtheidentificationandpricing
of antique linens from the 19th and 20th centuries,
including tablecloths, towels, napkins, pot holders,
doilies, runners, bed covers, boudoir cases, bureau
scarves,andmore.Enjoy the intricateworkmanship
offineappliquéwork,embroidery,and laces.
Size:81/2"x11"•323colorphotos
PriceGuide•192pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1691-5•hardcover•$39.95
VintageWhiteLinens:AtoZ.
MarshaL.Manches-
ter.FromcommondomesticdoiliestocustomEuropean
tableclothsexquisitelyadornedwithhandembroidery
andlace,whitelinensareshowningreatvarietyhere.
Organized alphabetically, beginners, collectors, and
discerning decorators all can easily find information
and identify variations from handmade knit lace to
machine-madeeyeletembroidery.
Size:81/2"x11"•318colorphotos
PriceGuide•240pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0363-5•hardcover•$39.95
Colorful Tablecloths 1930s-1960s: Threads
of the Past.
Yvonne Barineau & Erin Henderson.
This ultimate guide to tablecloths from the 1930s
to early 1960s in countless styles, colors, fabrics,
and themes will help identifying the manufac-
turers, dates, and values of these wildly popular
collectibles. A must-have resource for interior
designers, antique dealers, and textile collector.
Size:81/2"x11"•450colorphotos•PriceGuide/
Index•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2073-4•softcover•$29.95
Collecting Household Linens.
Frances
Johnson. The origins of handmade household
linens, including afghans, later altar cloths,
curtains, shade pulls, and bedspreads. Center-
pieces and doilies are the best known of these.
Decorator pillows, napkins and napkin rings
also appear, along with helpful information
on caring for old linens and creative ideas for
saving damaged linens.
Size:81/2"x11"•450colorphotos
Value Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0111-X•softcover•$29.95
CollectingMore Household Linens.
Frances
Johnson. This illustrated survey presents com-
mon linens and fabrics ranging from detailed
samplers to simple but elegant hand towels and
splashers, pillow cases, quilts, coverlets, rugs,
sheets, blankets and tablecloths. Over 500
color photos and the Price Guide make it useful.
Size:81/2"x11"•508colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0208-6•softcover•$29.95
Pennsylvania Patchwork Pillowcases &
Other Small Treasures: 1820-1920.
Ann R.
Hermes. Gathered from private collectors and
museums, a study of Pennsylvania pillowcases
made from about 1820 to 1920, predominantly
in the area of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Over
250 color photos showcase a huge assortment
of nineteenth century printed fabrics, as well as
intricate pieced and appliqué quilt designs. This
book will delight the quilt historian and inspire
the quilt maker. • Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 284 color
images•128pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-4610-1•hardcover•$29.99
Elegant Table Linens: fromWeil & Durrsé
including Wilendur™.
Michelle Hayes. Linen
products of the Weil & Durrsé Company of New
York City, from the 1920s to 1984, are of the
highest quality, including Wilendur™and other
brands. Over 250 tablecloths in 120 printed
designs are featured. 425 color photos display
exquisite floral tablecloths, napkins, placemats,
curtains, towels, aprons, and handcrafted items.
Size:81/2"x11"•425colorphotos
Price guide/Index • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2090-4•softcover•$29.95
Fun Linens of the 20th Century.
Elizabeth
Scofield and Peggy Zalamea. Whimsical house-
hold linens of the mid-twentieth century, most
from the “fun linen” period after World War II
through the 1960s. Items include eye-catching
tablecloths, napkins, placemats, runners, towels,
doilies, potholders, bedspreads, pillowcases,
curtains, laundry bags, and aprons. Collecting
tips, new information on textile designers, and
value guide are provided.
Size:81/2"x11"•308photos•PriceGuide/Index•144pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1599-4•softcover•$29.95
Collectors’ Guide to Vintage Souvenir Ta-
bleclothsandLinens.
PamelaGlasell.Over300
color photographs showcase state and souvenir
tablecloths,towels,aprons,andscarves,allfeaturing
wonderfulgraphicsofstate-relatedthemes,popular
touristattractions,andhistoricevents.Informationon
dating,anup-to-datepriceguide,craftsuggestions,
andresource list.An invaluableresourceforvintage
kitchen textilecollectorsand interiordesigners.
Size:81/2"x11"•315colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1978-7•softcover•$29.95
Collector’s Guide to Vintage Tablecloths.
PamelaGlasell.Apictorialreferenceguidecovering
thehistoryoftheprintedtableclothfromthe1700sto
the1950s.Over500strikingphotographsofvintage
tablecloths,periodadvertisingandpackaging,up-to-
datevalues,anddetailedcaptions.Includessections
on dating your tablecloths, spotting reproductions,
and information about major manufacturers. A
must-haveresourceforlinen,tablecloth,andvintage
textilecollectors.
Size: 8 1/2" x 11" • 536 color & 3 b/w photos •
PriceGuide•176pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1616-8•softcover•$29.95
Terrific Tablecloths: from the ’40s & ’50s.
2nd edition, revised
. Loretta Smith Fehling.
These tablecloths include colorful prints inspired
by wartime victory gardens, mountain dogwood,
and springtime bouquets as well as fruits, veg-
etables, berries, florals and rich border patterns.
400+ color photographs with captions and
updated values make this an invaluable resource
for collectors, designers, and antique dealers.
Size:81/2"x11"•421colorphotos •Price Guide •
160 pp. • ISBN:0-7643-1902-7•softcover•$29.95
More Terrific Tablecloths.
Loretta Smith
Fehling. Tablecloths from the 1940s and ’50s
display brightly colored fruit and flower designs,
Mexican motifs, ivy and foliage prints, and
Pennsylvania Dutch-influenced patterns sure to
whisk you back to Mom’s or Grandma’s kitchen.
Also included is a section on specialty cloths.
This book captures a rich part of our textile
history with over 300 delightful photographs.
Size:81/2"x11"•300+colorphotos•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-0975-7•soft•$29.95
other antique domestic textiles
Colorful Vintage Kitchen Towels.
Erin
Henderson & Yvonne Barineau. Vintage towels
are small art canvases, affordable, easily cleaned,
and easily displayed. These irresistible charmers
are showcased here in over 490 color photos.
Manufacturers includeWilendur, Startex, Martex,
Broderie, Bucilla, and JS&S, and more. Also
includes manufacturer and designer informa-
tion, cleaning and storage tips, measurements,
values, and helpful glossary. •Size:81/2"x11"
•495colorphotos•Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2380-6•softcover•$29.95
Fun & Collectible Kitchen Towels: 1930s
to 1960s.
Michelle Hayes. This informative ref-
erence contains over 350 beautiful photographs
of printed kitchen towels and bathroom sets
from the 1930s to the 1960s. The designs relate
to food, the outdoors, people, and childhood
as captured by towel manufacturers Martex,
West Point-Stevens, Vera, Cannon, and more.
Size:81/2"x11"•350colorphotos
Price Guide/Index • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2315-6•softcover•$29.95
Gay & Gifty Pot Holders.
Barbara E. Mauzy. 100s
of examples of pot holders from the 1940s and 1950s,
explained, dated, and priced. Collectors and dealers
alike will appreciate the comprehensive look at an
art form few know how to create, but so many enjoy
collecting. 260 color photos illustrate a wide variety of
pot holders, and concise captions provide information
and current values.
Size:6"x9"•260colorphotos
Price Guide • 160 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1686-9•softcover•$16.95
Christmas Household Textiles: 1920s-1970s.
Jeanette and Donald Michalets. Illustrated with
over 440 color photos, this book captures the
beauty, charm, and whimsy of a wide-range
of Christmas textiles, both mass-produced
and handmade, from the 1920s to the 1970s.
Included are handkerchiefs, tablecloths, tree
skirts, tea towels, table runners, and aprons.
Some packaging is shown and values are pro-
vided for each item.
Size:81/2"x11"•446colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:978-0-7643-2646-2•softcover•$29.95
Vintage Feed Sacks: Fabric From the Farm.
SusanMiller.Over500colorphotographspresent
colorfully-printed cloth feed and food sacks.
Treasured for their fabulous patterns, and for
the memories of a simpler time which they
evoke, printed cloth sacks have become a hot
collectible. Especially appealing to quilters and
crafters. Includes price guide.
Size:81/2"X11"•510colorphotos
PriceGuide•160pp.
ISBN:0-7643-2611-2•softcover•$29.95
Vintage Victorian Textiles.
Brian D. Coleman
Photography by Linda Svendsen. A sumptuous
look at rich and varied Victorian textiles on
everything from Victorian footstools to portieres
arecaptured inelegantcolorphotographs.Advice
on the care and conservation of vintage textiles
andaguide toestablishingvalueshelpsdesigners
and collectors alike to use authentic fabrics.
Size:81/2"x11"•170colorphotos
Value Guide • 176 pp.
ISBN:0-7643-1504-8•hardcover•$49.95
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