New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. 272 p. Illustrated with 64 pages of full-color reproductions and hundreds of black-and-white photographs. New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, . First edition. Important survey of the Art Fabric Movement, chronicling it from its beginning with the tapestries commissioned in the British Isles by William Morris in the 1870s and following it through the seminal Bauhaus era to the extraordinary developments of the 1970s. Constantine and Larsen cover the major exhibitions, the expansion of materials and techniques, the flowering of dimensional forms, the new Classicism, and Art Fabric in architecture as well as in environment, landscape, and theatre. Inscribed by Larsen on the front flyleaf. Original natural linen binding, with red titles. Some mild edgewear to the dust jacket; otherwise very good. Very Good / Very Good. Item #59793
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