- Hardcover: 224 pages
- Publisher: Thames & Hudson; 1 edition (May 12, 2015)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 9780500517956
- ISBN-13: 978-0500517956
- ASIN: 0500517959
- Product Dimensions: 8.8 x 1 x 11.7 inches
- Shipping Weight: 3.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 1 customer review
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,000,743 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Carpets of the Art Deco Era Hardcover – Abridged, May 12, 2015
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“More than a simple catalog of carpets. Readers will enjoy a thorough discussion of art deco and modernism throughout Europe and America in the early 20th century [and] develop a familiarity with the many influential designers and artists of the period. Rich and readable essays [are] accompanied by numerous color and black-and-white images. Recommended without reservation for academic and art libraries.”
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“This thoroughly researched and beautifully designed book is generously illustrated with period black-and-white and color photographs of carpets and interiors, [and examines] handwoven and knotted carpets mirroring the avant-garde art and design movements in the first half of the 20th century Europe, and the debate between the craftsmen and industrialists.”
“Much more than a simple catalog of carpets designed by major artists of the Art Deco and Modernist period. . . . . [A] Beautifully presented as well as seriously researched book.”
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About the Author
Susan Day was Chief Librarian at the Institut Français d’Architecture from 1981 to 2004. She has written monographs on architects Louis Süe and Jean-Charles Moreux, published widely on Islamic textiles, and acted as Scientific Advisor for the Louvre and Les Arts Décoratifs museums.