Chintz' was originally glazed calico textiles, initially specifically those imported from India, printed with designs featuring flowers and other patterns in different colours, typically on a light plain background. This book contains a fascinating guide to the history of English chintz, in relation to antique furniture, and includes beautifully detailed illustrations interspersed with poetry. A lovely little book sure to appeal to those with an interest in chintz and antique furniture, this text is one of a kind and not to be missed by the discerning collector. 'Old English Chintzes' has been elected for modern republication due to its educational value, and we are proud to republish it here complete with a new introduction on the history of furniture.
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|Size: ||1.3 MB|
|Publisher: ||Bente Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9781473357730 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|