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Plain-Weave Variations: Basket and Rib Weaves

Deborah E. Young

Deborah Young is based at The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Swatch Reference Guide for Fashion Fabrics

Fairchild Books, 2018

Book chapter

...Reference SwatchesCanvasSportswear CanvasStriped OxfordOxford ChambrayTaffetaIridescent Lining TaffetaTissue FailleCrepe FailleCrepe de ChineBroadclothPoplinBengalineBaby PincordDimityCotton RipstopTwo fabric types are closely related...
...Louis Vuitton (1821–1892) was born in Anchay, France to a farmer and milliner. Leaving home at the age of thirteen, Vuitton arrived in Paris at sixteen and found work as an layetier (boxmaker) and emballeur (packer) for seventeen years...

Needlepainting in Great Britain

Rosika Desnoyers

Rosika Desnoyers is an artist and holder of a PhD in Interdisciplinary Humanities from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pictorial Embroidery in England : A Critical History of Needlepainting and Berlin Work

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...The main source of inspiration for Berlin work was needlepainting, the eighteenth-century practice of copying paintings in silk or wool. This new form of embroidered picture emerged during the second half of the eighteenth century. Within...

Introduction

Rosika Desnoyers

Rosika Desnoyers is an artist and holder of a PhD in Interdisciplinary Humanities from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pictorial Embroidery in England : A Critical History of Needlepainting and Berlin Work

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...What comes to mind when you see a needlepoint? What comes to mind when the word ‘needlepoint’ is spoken? The purpose of this book is to demonstrate that most of the things that are seeable and sayable about needlepoint are both known...

Imitation and Innovation in the Late Eighteenth Century

Rosika Desnoyers

Rosika Desnoyers is an artist and holder of a PhD in Interdisciplinary Humanities from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pictorial Embroidery in England : A Critical History of Needlepainting and Berlin Work

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...In order to comprehend the development of needlepainting as well as Berlin work it is necessary to examine the status of the copy and the practice of copying in late-eighteenth-century Great Britain. Important research in this field has...

Conclusion

Rosika Desnoyers

Rosika Desnoyers is an artist and holder of a PhD in Interdisciplinary Humanities from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pictorial Embroidery in England : A Critical History of Needlepainting and Berlin Work

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...Pictorial needlepoint embroidery is a popular art form that engages historical issues around creativity, industry and the social functions of art. Needlepainting, as we have seen, is the source of inspiration for Berlin work. The fact...