Dating fabrics by eileen trestain

Color Illustrations; 9.60 X 7 X 1 inches; 206 pages; Soft cover text in sprial binding in a hard cover.

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An informative section on these fabrics from the 1980-2000 era provides a blueprint for building confident conclusions as to the fabric's origins.

For ease in identification, prints are shown actual size and specific fabric lines and styles are grouped and sorted by date, then color.

You'll be able to identify fabric dating from the pre-1830 era through the Second World War.

Match your antique fabric by selecting a suspected time period and comparing colors and prints.

Dating divisions coincide with turning points in history which influenced attitudes and styles, and are highlighted by a brief history of each era.