The first survey of the historical past, layout and use of trimmings within the historical internal in Britain and Eire that allows you to turn out to be the usual paintings at the topic.
Trimmings have all the time equipped a visible dinner party for the attention, an crucial component within the grandeur and magnificence of the internal and a huge rate in all the ensemble. This e-book will likely be a chronological survey of furnishing trimmings within the historical internal in Britain and Eire and can read about the historical past, layout and use of tassels, fringe, gimp, wire and braid (woven lace) from 1320-1970. Lavishly illustrated the usage of new pictures, the photographs will enhance a considerable textual content with references to in depth documentation, together with inventories, expenses, sale catalogs and different number one resources. The significance of the “laceman,” the maker of those trimmings, can be tested inside of an financial and social context in conjunction with his dating to the upholsterer. The primary of its type, this newsletter would be the final authority at the topic.