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 [ART NOUVEAU]., [ART NOUVEAU]. Documents d'art décoratif. Trente planches en couleuers et en noire. Paris, Librairie Renourd, H. Laurens (ca 1910).
[ART NOUVEAU].
[ART NOUVEAU]. Documents d'art décoratif. Trente planches en couleuers et en noire. Paris, Librairie Renourd, H. Laurens (ca 1910).
. Folio. Thirty mounted plates, of which sixteen in colour, on thick card board. As issued loose in original cloth-backed illustrated portfolio with cotton ties. Title page slightly browned but otherwise in excelllent condition. First edition. A collection of various Art Nouveau designs for ceramics, decorative panels, jewellery, furniture, silver and ironworks, jewellery, etc made by renowned artists at the time including Roubille, Brandt, Bacard, Daurat, Bacard and Sgaud. Moreover, there are many textile patterns from this period which dates back to previous centuries. Some of the plates were also published in "Documents de dcoration moderne" issued about 1900.
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Book number: 100760
€  750.00 [Appr.: US$ 904.43 | £UK 646 | JP 97865]
Catalogue: Hungary
Keywords: Hungary, art nouveau, jugend, design, exploration, france, french, decoratif, decoration, konst, art, textiles, textile,

 [JAPANESE COTTON FLANNEL SAMPLES]., [Eight booklets with samples of Nishijin cotton flannel, etc.]. Kyoto, Osaka and Wakayama, 1908-1917.
[JAPANESE COTTON FLANNEL SAMPLES].
[Eight booklets with samples of Nishijin cotton flannel, etc.]. Kyoto, Osaka and Wakayama, 1908-1917.
. A collection of eight catalogues with flannel swatches including six issued by the Kikusuiban in the traditional Nishijin district of Kyoto, one by Takasaki in Osaka and one by Wakayama Weaving Co. Leporello bindings with samples pasted on paper, the number in each catalogue varies from 30 to 42 pieces. (Some samples are partly cut, presumably to give customers a sample). The upper covers are decorated and printed in colours. Some of them are rubbed, a few with some staining, one with loose cover. An interesting collection of traditional Japanese flannel produced about 100 years ago.
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Book number: 120761
€  1750.00 [Appr.: US$ 2110.33 | £UK 1507.25 | JP 228352]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japon, japanses, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, samples, textiles, flannel, trade, sales catalogue,

 [JAPANESE TEXTILE SAMPLES]., Some Orimono Hyohon. (Dyed fabric samples). Types no. 6. Nihon Senshohoku Hyohonsha (Japan Fabric Dyeing Sample Co.). Kyoto, 1927 - 35.
[JAPANESE TEXTILE SAMPLES].
Some Orimono Hyohon. (Dyed fabric samples). Types no. 6. Nihon Senshohoku Hyohonsha (Japan Fabric Dyeing Sample Co.). Kyoto, 1927 - 35.
. Oblong folio (47.5 x 24.9 cm). Pp. (77). A large-format ledger with 97 samples of Japanese silk for kimonos mounted on thick paper. With printed descriptive Japanese text. Original string binding with blue cloth covers, upper cover with white text. The swatches are dated between 1927 and 1935 so it seems that samples were added year by year as the string binding can be untied and tied. A collection of beautiful coloured silk samples which used to belong to a Japanese manufacturer of high-quality silk. Comprises 63 swatches measuring 16.5 x 18.5 cm, 23 larger (27.4 x 17.2 cm), five even larger ( 34 x 24.5 cm) and further six small at the end. Thirteen empty leaves. An impressive well-preserved album with a beautiful collection of stylish textile samples.
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Book number: 120894
€  2000.00 [Appr.: US$ 2411.81 | £UK 1722.5 | JP 260974]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japon, japanese, textile, fabrics, sample, design, kimono, asia, asie, asien, asiatic,

 
FALKE, OTTO VON:
Kunstgeschichte der Seidenweberei. Berlin 1921.
. 4to. Pp. viii, 50 and 116 heliogravure plates with 484 photographs and 10 coloured plates, and 37 photos and reproductions in the text. Publisher's printed linen cloth, lightly worn, front inner hinge weak. Second edition of this classic history of silk weaving from around the world. It covers medieval silks from the Mediterranean region, Asia (Mesopotamia, Persian, Coptic, Byzantium, etc) and Europe, and it's development up to the 18th century. Yuan 2200.
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Book number: 100702
€  380.00 [Appr.: US$ 458.24 | £UK 327.25 | JP 49585]
Catalogue: Germany
Keywords: Germany, china, chinese, coptic, islam, arabic, ottoman, textile, textiles, silk

 FURUYA, KORIN & FUJI, RINDO:,  Orimon Zukan      [JAPANESE NEO-RINPA DESIGN] Four volumes. Kyoto, Unsodo, Meiji 31 (1902).
FURUYA, KORIN & FUJI, RINDO:
Orimon Zukan [JAPANESE NEO-RINPA DESIGN] Four volumes. Kyoto, Unsodo, Meiji 31 (1902).
. A complete set of a woodblock-printed pattern book richly illustrated with designs and patterns mostly in the Neo-Rinpa style. Comprises 84 leaves with numerous designs beautifully printed, mainly in light and pale colours. Bound in the traditional Japanese fashion. Original paper covers with title handwritten in ink on upper covers. The covers with some staining but internally in fine condition. Furuya Korin was the key figure in the development of the Neo-Rinpa style in Japan at this time. The modern design was a combination of the traditional Japanese style and the Art Nouveau ornamental design. Furuya Korin was specialised in creating original woodcuts for this kind of pattern books used in decorative art including textiles, metalwork, carvings and ceramics. Rare, only listed in two western institutions (Cambridge and Cincinnati).
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Book number: 120981
€  1500.00 [Appr.: US$ 1808.86 | £UK 1291.75 | JP 195730]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japanese, japon, design, illustrated, asia, asien, asiatic, textile, decoration, ornament, neo-rinpa

 GRÖGER, MIKULASCHEK & CO.:, [MORAVIAN TEXTILE SAMPLES].  Bettzeuge no. III (Bedclothes). Sternberg, Mähren, no date (ca 1890).
GRÖGER, MIKULASCHEK & CO.:
[MORAVIAN TEXTILE SAMPLES]. Bettzeuge no. III (Bedclothes). Sternberg, Mähren, no date (ca 1890).
. Oblong 8vo. Size: 25 x 11 cm. Leporello comprising 24 leaves with 232 tipped-in woven cotton samples, mostly striped and check patterns in red and blue, each given a hand-written number in ink. A few samples with some very light staining but overall in very good condition. Original bordeaux coloured cloth, blind-stamped with company name within ornamental frame, with paper label on upper cover, somewhat rubbed. Front end papers decorated in Jugend style. A very neat and well-preserved pattern book belonging to the weaving manufacturer Grger, Mikulaschek & Co., from Sternberg in Moravia, today Sternberk in Czech Republic. Sternberg was an important centre of cotton and silk industry with more than 1000 mechanical weaving looms around 1900.
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Book number: 120759
€  850.00 [Appr.: US$ 1025.02 | £UK 732 | JP 110914]
Catalogue: Europe
Keywords: Europe, austria, austrian, sterrrike, czech, tjeckien, design, cloth samples,

 GYÖRFFY, ISTVÇN [HUNGARIAN FOLKLORE]:, Magyar népi hmzések (Hungarian Folk Embroideries). I: A Cifraszür (The Ornamental Shepherd's Cloak) (all publ.). Budapest, Jszsef Kertész, 1930.
GYÖRFFY, ISTVÇN [HUNGARIAN FOLKLORE]:
Magyar népi hmzések (Hungarian Folk Embroideries). I: A Cifraszür (The Ornamental Shepherd's Cloak) (all publ.). Budapest, Jszsef Kertész, 1930.
. Pp. 223. With 168 plates, of which 80 are b/w and 88 coloured plates pasted in, and two hundred illustrations in the text. The coloured plates have printed captions in Hungarian and German. Some browning to the paper. Some coloured plates (nos 29-36) are bound upside down. Half cloth on marbled paper boards which seems to be contemporary. Original printed front wrapper with pasted vignette bound in. First edition of this comprehensive monograph of the Hungarian szr, the traditional shepherd's mantle, decorated with the typical stylised floral ornamentation. Gyrffy worked for two decades on this work and collected more than one hundred coats during his travels. Now housed at the National Museum in Budapest. He studied extensively the historical material of the felt mantles, the technical tricks of the craft, and the method of sewing and ornamentation. Gyrrffy describes the different coat styles and types of flower decoration depending on the area, including Bihar county, Transylvania, the "Kunsg", the "Hajdsg", Debrecen, Upper Hungary and Transdanubia. Rare and interesting work of traditional Hungarian folk embroidery with strikingly colourful illustrations.
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Book number: 121134
€  850.00 [Appr.: US$ 1025.02 | £UK 732 | JP 110914]
Catalogue: Hungary
Keywords: Hungary, hungarian, hungary, ungern, embroidery, textile, design, folklore, handicraft, folk costume,

 
HENRI, ERNST (ED.):
Broderies et décoration populaires Tchéco-Slovaques. Paris, about 1920.
. Folio. Pp. (6) including title, table and introduction. With 32 plates (with multiple images) pasted on grey stiff paper. As issued with loose leaves in original portfolio of cloth backed boards, decorated paper label on upper cover, cloth ties. The album contains many different kinds of embroidery found in Slovakia and the Czeck Republic (Bohemian and Moravian). According to the introduction the samples are taken from murals, clothes and other textilies, from the 12th century up to modern times.
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Book number: 100541
€  400.00 [Appr.: US$ 482.36 | £UK 344.5 | JP 52195]
Catalogue: Textile
Keywords: Textile, slovenia, slovenien, textiles, illustration, bohemian, moravian, slovakia, czeck,

 HINOSHITA, MATAHEI:, Yusokufu monyo (Traditional Patterns). Three volumes. Kyoto, Ushida Bijutsu Shoshi, Showa 10 (1935).
HINOSHITA, MATAHEI:
Yusokufu monyo (Traditional Patterns). Three volumes. Kyoto, Ushida Bijutsu Shoshi, Showa 10 (1935).
. Folio. Size: 22.2 x 31.4 cm. An appealing album with leaves folded in the Japanese fashion. Title leave and 45 double folded leaves with more than 100 coloured woodblock printed illustrations. Original decorated paper-covered boards with printed title labels (volume two with some wear along edges). Original cloth slip case. First edition of this delightful work containing textile patterns inspired by traditional royal court kimono fabrics. The designs are printed in rich and mellow colours, some with elements of gold and silver. This kind of appealing design book, zuan-ch, was created by the publishers in collaboration with inventive artists intended to be appreciated for its own sake, as much as for any practical role. A few minor tears at fold and occasionally some light stain but overall a fine copy.
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Book number: 120563
€  2000.00 [Appr.: US$ 2411.81 | £UK 1722.5 | JP 260974]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japon, japanese, kimono, textiles, fashion, fabrics, illustrated, exploration, design

 
HOLME, CHARLES:
Peasant Art in Austria and Hungary. London, etc, "the Studio", 1911.
. Pp. (x), 54. With more than 800 illustrations, of which some coloured. Contemporary half calf, spine ruled and lettered in gilt, lightly rubbed, beautiful marbled end papers, bookplate. First edition of this comprehensive work. It's illustrated with pictures of houses, furnitures, pottery, metal work, embroidery, lace, jewellery, dresses etc from the different regions within the countries. For example from Tyrol, Salzburg, Bohemia, Styria, Silesia, Moravia, Galicia, Dalmatia and Bosnia in Austria and Transylvania, Croatia and Slavonia in Hungary.
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Book number: 100669
€  200.00 [Appr.: US$ 241.18 | £UK 172.25 | JP 26097]
Catalogue: Hungary
Keywords: Hungary, hungary, hungarian, austria, austrian, sterrrike, ungern, europe, peasant, art, textiles,

 KAWANABE, MASAO(ED.):, Nihon sshoku Taikan         (A collection of classic ornaments of Japanese). Five volumes. Kyoto, Unsd, Taisho 4 (1915).
KAWANABE, MASAO(ED.):
Nihon sshoku Taikan (A collection of classic ornaments of Japanese). Five volumes. Kyoto, Unsd, Taisho 4 (1915).
. Folio. A complete set in five volumes of a collection with Japanese ornament and design from the 6th to 19th century. Comprises one hundred colour woodcut plates depicting numerous (about 600) patterns or designs mainly for textiles but also for carvings, swords, ornaments, ceramics, and other types of decorative art. With descriptions in Japanese. As issued with double folded leaves in the oriental style within original decorated paper covered boards, title labels on upper covers. Housed in original worn cloth folder. A very attractive set with brilliant images in fine impression and subtle colours. Content: Volume I. Comprises the period of Suiko empress to Tenpyo year 554-729; II. Tenpyo to Konin period year 729-824; III. Fujiwara to Heishi period year 825-1185; IV. Kamakura to Ashikaga period year 1185-1573; and V. Toyotomi to Tokugawa period year 1573-1868.
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Book number: 100644
€  2800.00 [Appr.: US$ 3376.53 | £UK 2411.25 | JP 365363]
Catalogue: Japan
Keywords: Japan, japan, japon, japanese, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, art, artistic, design, textile

 
LAMM, CARL JOHAN:
The Marby Rug and Some fragments of Carpets Found in Egypt. Särtryck (extract) ur Orientsällskapets årsbok 1937. Stockholm 1937.
. Tall 8vo. Pp. 51-130, (1) errata inserted. Richly illustrated. Text in English. Original wrappers bound in contemporary cloth, title lettered on spine. Bookplate C.J.Lamm (the author). Scarce essay (reprinted in 1985). Comprises the following chapters: Abbasid rugs; carpets of the "Konya" type, chiefly Seljuq; Anatolian Carpets of the 14th and early 15th centuries; Anatolian or Caucasian carpets of "nomad" type, of the first half and middle of the 15th century; Mamluk (+) carpets of the 15th century; Anatolian "Holbein" carpets of the 15th century. In 1925, the so-called Marby rug was found in the abandoned church of Marby in the province of Jmtland. The oldest preserved oriental carpet in Sweden and now housed in the Swedish History Museum in Stockholm.
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Book number: 121125
€  250.00 [Appr.: US$ 301.48 | £UK 215.5 | JP 32622]
Catalogue: Egypt
Keywords: Egypt, egypt, egyptian, textiles, art, fabrics, tapestry, oriental carpets, rugs,

 
PALOTAY, GERTRUDE:
Les elements turcs-ottomans des broderies hongroises / Oszmân-Török elemek a Magyar himszésben. Budapest, Magyar Történeti Mzeum, 1940.
. Folio. Pp. 145. Parallel text in French and Hungarian. With fifty full-page plates (of which four in colour) depicting 184 photographic samples of different embroidery patterns on fabrics, clothes, arms, carpets, etc. Publisher's printed wrappers. With dedication by the author. First edition, limited to 400 copies. A comprehensive study devoted to various Turkish-Ottoman textile patterns in comparison with traditional Hungarian embroidery. (Bibl. Humanitatis Historica. VI.)
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Book number: 120375
€  550.00 [Appr.: US$ 663.25 | £UK 473.75 | JP 71768]
Catalogue: Hungary
Keywords: Hungary, textile, textiles, design, embroidery, hungary, ungern, hungarian, illustrated,

 
PAUL, WILLIAM CHRISTIAN:
Old Chinese Embroideries. A brief explanation of their symbolism. New York, Kwong Yuen & Co., (1929).
. Small 8vo. Pp. 15. With illustrations in the text. Original red and yellow decorated wrappers. A charming leaflet about various symbols in Chinese embroidery.
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Book number: 120766
€  60.00 [Appr.: US$ 72.35 | £UK 51.75 | JP 7829]
Catalogue: China
Keywords: China, china, chinese, kina, chine, asia, asie, asien, asiatic, textile, symbols, embroidery,

 
SCHÜTZENBERGER, PAUL:
Die Farbstoffe mit besonderer Berücksichtigung ihrer Anwendung in der Färberei und Druckerei. Two volumes. Berlin, Robert Oppenheim, 1868-70.
. Pp. (vi), 544 + one folding engraved plate, 12 woodcuts and 10 plates with 40 mounted textile samples; pp. (ii), 624 + 26 woodcuts, 10 plates with 38 mounted textile samples and one additional plate with one sample (no. 41 belonging to volume one). Complete but both titles misbound (at pp. 448-9 in volume one and pp. 496-7 in volume two). Contemporary half calf on marbled paper covered boards, spines with four raised bands lettered and decorated in gilt. Marbled edges. Old ownership signature and library stamps on front end papers. A handsome copy. First German edition of "Trait des matieres colorantes" (Paris 1866). It's a comprehensive study of dyes with particular regard to their application in dyeing and printing, as well as with textile fibers and their treatment. The text is accompanied with 79 (usually 78) small coloured fabric samples. Paul Schtzenberger (1829-97), a renowned French chemist, primarly known for his research work on textile dyeing and his proposed technological innovations. Besides studies of the natural dyes he was also interested in new synthetic dye molecules for industrial use. "This remarkable work, ... was the most complete collection of information then available on dyes and their application to textiles." See Centenaire Paul Schutzenberger, Paris 1931, p. 74. Cf Poggendorff iii, 1217.
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Book number: 100689
€  500.00 [Appr.: US$ 602.95 | £UK 430.75 | JP 65243]
Catalogue: Germany
Keywords: Germany, textile, textiles, dyeing, dye, dyes, printing, fabric samples, material, cloth

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