Over 500 splendid motifs, adapted from elegant brocades, include colorful block prints and woven designs inspired by nature — trees, leaves, flowers, buds, animals, and birds. This volume constitutes a superb, comprehensive sourcebook for artists, art historians, textile designers, needleworker... read more
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Over 500 splendid motifs, adapted from elegant brocades, include colorful block prints and woven designs inspired by nature — trees, leaves, flowers, buds, animals, and birds. This volume constitutes a superb, comprehensive sourcebook for artists, art historians, textile designers, needleworkers, fabric painters, and other craft enthusiasts.
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