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Renaissance velvets

Lisa Monnas

Renaissance velvets

by Lisa Monnas

  • 376 Want to read
  • 16 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Renaissance Textile fabrics,
  • Catalogs,
  • Victoria and Albert Museum,
  • Velvet,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Silk velvet was first woven in Europe during the second half of the 13th century, but it reached its peak of perfection during the 15th and 16th centuries--the Renaissance. The V & A holds one of the finest collections of Renaissance velvets, including a papal carpet, a 16th-century cloak, books and caskets covered in velvet, and numerous ecclesiastical vestments. This unique book introduces these velvets to the general reader, setting them within historical contexts, exploring the skills and special equipment needed to produce velvet, and describing the basic weaving techniques. A beautifully illustrated catalog of 50 lush pieces, all newly photographed with many close-up details, this book includes detailed weave analyses and diagrams.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementLisa Monnas
    ContributionsVictoria and Albert Museum
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK8809.3 .M667 2012, TS1675
    The Physical Object
    Pagination159 pages
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27196466M
    ISBN 101851776567
    ISBN 109781851776566
    LC Control Number2012936010
    OCLC/WorldCa781677614

    Pretty and delicate with lovely Painted Birds on the cover. This Velvet Needle Book Complete Sewing Kit makes one "x needle book. Kit contains printed velvet cover, lining fabric, fusible interfacing, felt pages, decorative braid and full instructions. You are invited to personnalise your Needle Book by adding. this book by a special work on the ’Art of the Renaissance’—an intention, however, which we have been able to fulfill only in part. The struggle between the Popes and the Hohenstaufen left Italy in a political condition which differed essentially from that of other countries .

    Bold and brightly colored Butterflies and Roses on the cover. This Velvet Needle Book Sewing Kit makes one "x needle book. Kit contains printed velvet cover, lining fabric, fusible interfacing, felt pages, decorative braid and full instructions. You are invited to personalise your Needle Book by adding a little. Chapter 3: Renaissance 3 Art historian Elton Davies called Brunelleschi’s painting of the Florence Baptistry a “milestone” in cultural history and compared it “to the Wright Brothers’ first flying machine.”2 Psychologically, the little painting did create a change as revolutionary as flight.

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The V&A holds one of the finest collections of Renaissance velvets, including a papal Renaissance velvets book, a 16th-century cloak, books and caskets covered in velvet, and numerous 5/5(5).

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The V&A holds one of the finest collections of Renaissance velvets, including a papal carpet, a 16th-century cloak, books and caskets covered in velvet, and numerous. The V & A holds one of the finest collections of Renaissance velvets, including a papal carpet, a 16th-century cloak, books and caskets covered in velvet, and numerous ecclesiastical vestments.

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