"Fabrics For Historic Buildings: A Guide To Selecting Reproduction Fabrics" 1983 NYLANDER, Jane C.
NYLANDER, Jane C.
The Preservation Press
9 1/2" x 6 3/8"
Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs. "How can an appropriate fabric be selected to reupholster a family heirloom chair, make new draperies for a 100-year-old house or restore the furnishings of an entire house to their original appearance? Revised and expanded, Fabrics for Historic Buildings explains how to choose, buy and install the correct fabrics for historic interiors. Included is a unique catalog of more than 600 fabric types and patterns and a new chapter on 20th-century fabrics." - from the rear outer cover. "Gives practical, step-by-step advice on selecting and ordering appropriate fabrics for restoration projects." - Interior Design. "This book offers practical advice for anyone decorating a historic or an old home who wants to recreate a period look and is confused when it comes to selecting appropriate fabrics for the curtains and upholstery."