Author: Willborg, Peter
Country: Sweden
Code: 3766
Language: English
Year Published: 1990
No. of pages: 88
Illustrations: 42 Color Illustrations.
Size: 12”x 9”
Weight: 2.00

Price: 110.00

In an attempt to lure the public into the glorious world of rugs, the JP Willborg Gallery displays over forty of their best pieces from the past ten years. Each rug is represented in a full page color illustration, and is accompanied by a detailed description regarding the patterns, symbols, materials, and colors used, as well as background information and approximate dates. Upon opening this book, the reader is immediately drawn into the intricate and colorful patterns of this unique and exotic aesthetic.

46 HISTORIER OM KOSTYMER (46 Stories About Costumes). Ur Kungliga Operans Gömmor- Från Gustav IIIs Harlekin till Grünewalds Regnbågsmantel (From the Secret Archives of the Royal Opera- from Gustav IIIs Harlequin to Grünewalds Rainbow Cloak)

Author: Edh, Börje; Photographs by Mats Bäcker
Country: Sweden
Code: 3942
Language: Swedish
Year Published: 1998
No. of pages: 111
Illustrations: 80 Color Illustrations. 13 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 13”x 9 1/2”
Weight: 3.00

Price: 55.00

This gorgeous book is a pictorial cavalcade presenting 46 stories about the intriguing costumes and objects from the heyday of the 1700s up to the 1920s. Author Börje Edh, costume designer for the Royal Opera for over 30 years, presents his favorites from their extensive collection, and weaves exciting stories using intricate details regarding the historical backgrounds of each piece. This book blends the history of opera, costume, and culture into one exhilarating story that, above all, will entertain its audience- like the Royal Opera itself.

98 PATTERN BOOKS FOR EMBROIDERY, LACE, AND KNITTING. (98 Mønsterbøger til Broderi, Knipling og Strikning)

Author: Charlotte Paludan and Lone de Hemmer Egeberg
Country: Denmark
Code: 0291
Language: Danish/ English/ German
Year Published: 1991
No. of pages: 107
Illustrations: 3 Color Illustrations. 71 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 8”x 9”
Weight: 1.00

Price: 49.50

The term pattern books cover both drawn and printed pattern collections, in the form of either books or loose sheets for various types of handwork. The earliest of all known pattern books was published in 1524. Essays: Pattern Books; Catalogue of Drawings, Prints, and Manuscripts and more. With needle and thread you can embroider beautiful samplers, narrow bands, etc.

ANNE CATHRINE BUDDES MØNSTERBOG (Anne Cathrine Budde’s Pattern Book).

Author: Bodil Tornehave
Country: Denmark
Code: 2169
Language: Danish/ English summary
Year Published: 1988
No. of pages: 106
Illustrations: 100 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 10”x 7”
Weight: 1.00

Price: 45.00

This is the patternbook of a Danish noblewoman who was born in 1619. It contains mostly reticella patterns, a special kind of intricate lace embroidery that developed in Italy in the 16th century. This book describes the many steps and the tools needed to produce this beautiful material.

ART OF WEAVING, THE. Danish Hand Weaving in the 20th Century

Author: Paludan, Charlotte
Country: Denmark
Code: 5720
Language: English
Year Published: 2004
No. of pages: 284
Illustrations: 242 Color Illustrations. 42 B&W Illustrations.
Size: 9 1/2”x 7”
Weight: 2.00

Price: 99.50

A unique selection of the best innovative textile art from the 20th century. This catalogue will introduce the hand-woven textiles of the period in all their manifold variety. It will also demonstrate the great tradition and developments that have taken place over a 100 year period and on many fronts have made this the century of weaving in Denmark. Artists include among many Gerda Henning, Vibeke Klint, Kirsten and John Becker, Hanne Vedel, Kim Naver, Annette Juel, Jette Gemzøe, Nanna Hertoft, Jette Nevers, Naja Salto.