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Art Deco and Modernist Carpets.

Art Deco Carpets] Day, Susan.

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ISBN 10: 0811836134 / ISBN 13: 9780811836135
Published by Chronicle Books, San Francisco,, 2002
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A Fine copy in a Near Fine unclipped dust jacket with fading to the spine and extremities. The design revolutions of the early 20th century were woven into the very fabric of the carpets and rugs of that era. Art Deco and Modernist Carpets, the first in-depth history, charts the evolution of carpet design out of the floral effusions of the Victorian salons and into the angular elegance of Art Deco and bold abstraction of Modernism popularized by the machine age. Such artists and designers as Picasso, Poiret, Gray, Delaunay, Matisse, Klee, and many more advanced the designs going on underfoot, making these rugs extremely collectible artworks in their own right. Generously sized and beautifully illustrated with over 250 full-color photographs, here are Art Deco and Modernist carpets at their most glorious. Susan Day is chief librarian at the Institut FranÁais díArchitecture and contributing editor to Hali magazine. She lives in Paris. Catalog Zest. Bookseller Inventory # 21755

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Title: Art Deco and Modernist Carpets.

Publisher: Chronicle Books, San Francisco,

Publication Date: 2002

Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition.

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The design revolutions of the early 20th century were woven into the very fabric of the carpets and rugs of that era. Art Deco and Modernist Carpets, the first in-depth history, charts the evolution of carpet design out of the floral effusions of the Victorian salons and into the angular elegance of Art Deco and bold abstraction of Modernism popularized by the machine age. Such artists and designers as Picasso, Poiret, Gray, Delaunay, Matisse, Klee, and many more advanced the designs going on underfoot, making these rugs extremely collectible artworks in their own right. Generously sized and beautifully illustrated with over 250 full-color photographs, here are Art Deco and Modernist carpets at their most glorious.

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Susan Day is chief librarian at the Institut Fran ais d Architecture and contributing editor to Hali magazine. She lives in Paris.

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