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Fabrics & Wallpapers
For Historic Buildings
by Jane C. Nylander
Richard C. Nylander

Fabrics & Wallpapers for Historic Buildings is a thorough catalog of wallpaper designs and fabric types and patterns from 1700 to 1900. (All photographs are black and white.)

This new hardcover edition is a unique single-source presentation of the successful Fabrics for Historic Buildings and Wallpapers for Historic Buildings.

Fabrics & Wallpapers for Historic Buildings offers more than 1,000 authentically reproduced wallpaper designs, along with extraordinarily useful advice for answering the centuries-old question: "What shall we do with our walls?" Reliable, expert advice for choosing, buying, and installing the appropriate fabrics for historic interiors, complete with more than 600 fabric types and patterns and new information on twentieth-century fabrics.

Fabrics & Wallpapers for Historic Buildings is an essential volume for everyone involved in restoring or researching American houses built between 1700 and 1900.

Contents

  • 1700 to 1790: A Dependence on Imported Fabrics

  • 1790 to 1815: Changing Tastes and Technology

  • 1815 to 1840: Technological Advances and Complex Designs

  • 1840 to 1870: Increasing Diversity in Furnishing Fabrics

  • 1870 to 1900: New Influences and Variety

  • The Twentieth Century: Innovation and Tradition

  • Modern Textiles: Continuing a Tradition

  • 1700 to 1780: Luxuries for English Colonists

  • 1780 to 1840: Stylish Imports and American Patterns

  • 1840 to 1870: Revival Styles and Machine Printing

  • 1870 to 1900: Pattern Everywhere

  • 1900 to 1930: Changing Tastes in a New Century
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Fabrics & Wallpapers
for Historic Buildings
by Jane C. Nylander and Richard C. Nylander

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