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A Taste for the Exotic: Orientalist Interiors

In the 18th and 19th centuries, architects and decorative artists were constantly seeking new sources of inspiration to satisfy the demands of their rich patrons. While some revisited the canons of the classical world, others began to turn their eyes towards the East, and the 'Oriental' became a byword for spectacle and sensuality.
£35.00

Afghanistan

Photographs show the people, culture, homes, towns, ruins, mountains, and deserts of Afghanistan
£12.00

African Textiles

Offers a comprehensive survey of African textiles. Covering, region by region, the handmade textiles of West, North, East, Central and Southern Africa, this book outlines an array of techniques used as well as the different types of loom, materials and dyes that help to create these textiles.
£24.95

African Textiles

Now available in a compact paperback edition, this book remains the most comprehensive survey of African textiles on the market today, illustrating in over 570 spectacular colour photographs the traditional, handcrafted, indigenous textiles of the whole continent. Covering, region by region, the handmade textiles of West, North, East, Central and Southern Africa, African Textiles outlines the vast array of techniques used as well as the different types of loom, materials and dyes that help to create these sumptuous textiles. With a useful glossary and map, a guide to collections open to the public, and suggestions for further reading, this book provides a wealth of information on the rich art of African textiles.
£25.00

Alexandria

£7.95

Arabia

£14.95