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An American Style - a book by Tartsinis, Ann Marguerite

An American Style

Global Sources for New York Textile and Fashion Design, 1915-1928

An American Style( )
Author: Tartsinis, Ann Marguerite
Series title:Bard Graduate Center Ser.
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

In 1915 the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) embarked upon a mission to energize the American textile industry.  Curators sought to innovate a distinctly "American” design idiom drawing on a more universal "primitive” language. Ethnographic objects were included in study rooms; designers gained access to storage rooms; and museum artifacts were loaned to design houses and department stores. In order to attract designers and reluctant manufacturers, who...
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Detailed Subjects: Design / Fashion & Accessories
Art / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 8.75 x 1.446 Inches
Book Weight:0.85 Pounds

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