Textiles in Trust

Textiles in Trust

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A National Trust guide to Britain's inheritance of textiles, comprising collections of embroidery, tapestries, household furnishings, costumes and carpets. The papers are the result of the Symposium Textiles in Trust' held in 1995 which focussed on problems of presevation and conservation and the responsibilities of the curators of historic houses. Case studies include the embroidery collection of Hardwick Hall, the National Trust's costume collections, the Powis State Coach hammer cloth and a discussion of terminology. The 32 contributions include numerous photographs and diagrams.
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  • Hardback | 200 pages
  • 182 x 240 x 24mm | 821.02g
  • Archetype Publications Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 42 colour plates, 94 half tones
  • 1873132263
  • 9781873132265
  • 1,480,389