Title: Soft Furnishings 1830 - 1930.
Publisher: Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales, Sydney
Publication Date: 1995
Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included
Edition: 1st ed..
Hardback large quarto, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket) black & white drawings & photos (few full-page), minor edgewear jacket (lightly rubbed, reverse side lightly foxed), spine ends & bottom edge lightly rubbed, bookplate, written & dated dedication front flyleaf. Heavy, and extra postage may be requested to destinations outside Australia. 164 pp. This beautiful book is a guide to the use, design and construction of curtains, drapery, case covers, blinds and trimmings for 19th and early 20th century houses. The author has researched period sewing manuals, contemporary novels and surviving examples to write this comprehensive survey of soft furnishings, with detailed instructions for their recreation. This book provides an extensive resource for anyone needing accurate information on the history of interior decorating, the furnishing of period rooms, the restoration of houses or the craft of needlework. Bookseller Inventory # 27114
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