Описание: This volume pictorially documents many of the outstanding textiles used in homes from the 1930s to the 1950s. Barkcloth, a type of dense, textured cotton weave, was often used in draperies or slipcovers of the era. In recent years, barkcloth has enjoyed a renaissance, now seen covering photo albums, hat boxes, vintage luggage, lampshades, purses, and pillows. More and more modern designers are using vintage barkcloth as inspiration for todays textiles. With over 200 color photographs, this book showcases the beautiful array of patterns, colors, and motifs used on authentic, old barkcloth. It is a valuable resource for designers and all who enjoy these wonderful fabrics.
Автор: Loretta Smith Fehling Название: Terrific Tablecloths from the `40s & `50s ISBN: 0764319027 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764319020 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 4385 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Terrific Tablecloths from the 40s and 50s is a must have book for anyone interested in textiles. These tablecloths take us back to moms or grandmas kitchen and the colorful prints inspired by wartime victory gardens, mountain dogwood, and springtime bouquets. And who can forget the wonderful souvenir maps from vacations in Florida? More than 400 color photographs are here to be enjoyed. Captions and updated values make this an invaluable resource for collectors, designers, and antique dealers.
Описание: The world of vintage clothing is a fun, exciting, rewarding area of collecting. This is particularly true of the fashions of 1940s, 50s, and 60s. Unlike earlier eras, these creations can be worn and enjoyed everyday. And there is something for every taste...from the formal to the whimsical and from the chic tailored suits of the 1940s to the free-style fashions of the late-1960s.
Автор: Judy Florence Название: Aprons of the Mid-Twentieth Century ISBN: 076431341X ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764313417 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 4233 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Frilly, lacy, sweet, and sexy--aprons defined a generation of happy housewives and hostesses. Today these filmy, finely home-crafted garments are sentimental favorites, evoking memories of Mom, Grandmom, or some other Doris Day-like image of domesticity, and they are highly sought-after by designers and collectors of household linens. Over 200 aprons are featured in this beautiful book, accompanied by detail shots that highlight design elements, stitching, and embellishments. Separate sections are devoted to gingham, floral designs, rickrack, handkerchief aprons, plaids and stripes, and polka dots. Aprons with embroidery, crochet, tatting, lace, and cross-stitching are examined in detail, and a collection of vintage apron patterns is included.
Описание: This tremendously informative book is the most complete source for collectible plastic toys. Over 850 vivid color photographs display plastic toys-from cars, trucks, and airplanes to dolls and dollhouse furniture-supplemented by manufacturers diagrams and molders marks. Industry development from the 1930s through the 1960s is discussed, with attention to wartime changes in plastic toys production. With charm and light touch, Bill Hanlon explains technical facts of the plastics industry and provides down-to-earth, useful information on how to evaluate, repair, and care for your collection. For the detail-hungry collector, there is an extensive price guide and a chapter on researching and identifying individual pieces. Hanlon also presents significant information that has only recently come to light, providing a means of identifying toys whose origins until now were a complete mystery.
Описание: Terrific Tablecloths from the '40s & '50s is a must have book for anyone interested in textiles. These tablecloths take you back to the colorful prints inspired by wartime victory gardens, mountain dogwood, and springtime bouquets. Enjoy colorful treatments of fruits, vegetables, and berries, and an incredible assortment of florals in allover and rich border patterns. An entire chapter is dedicated to the wonderful souvenir maps from vacations in places like Florida, Arizona, and Alaska. More than 400 color photographs are here to be enjoyed. Captions and values make this an invaluable resource for collectors, designers, and antique dealers.
Описание: Following the tremendous success of his first book on the subject, The Queens of Burlesque, Len Rothe has again pulled from his collection of original photographs of entertainers this delightful selection of over 100 images of Burlesque stars. Together with a revealing text that introduces burlesque to todays new audience, these photographs retain the surprise and teasing elements that endeared the dancers on stage in the heydays of burlesque shows, before television. In theaters throughout America, striptease dancers entertained grateful audiences. Here are Tempest Storm, Scarlett OHara, Lili St. Cyr, Georgia Sothern, and Zorita and her doves. With this book, they look out again with timeless beauty and show you the Bare Truth.
Описание: If you grew up in the 1940s, 50s or 60s, you will surely recognize the delightful toys and figures that spring from these pages. Made of colorful, durable polystyrene plastic, these novelties were originally found in five and dime stores, hardware stores, and department store catalogs. Cheerful, inexpensive, and often holiday related, these are the things that dreams were made of. Today, these same nostalgic and charming figures are eagerly sought by adult collectors at antique shows, flea markets, and online auctions. In this enjoyable and informative book, Jean Rossi gives readers a tour of the major companies that produced these plastic delights, including E. Rosen, Irwin, Knickerbocker, and Union Products. Hundreds of color photos showcase chubby Santas on skis and snowshoes, bunnies pushing carriages and wheelbarrows, roosters that rattle, Valentine hearts and figures, Halloween pumpkins, beguiling witches on motorcycles, and more -- all guaranteed to evoke warm childhood memories. Background information on the development of plastic, tips on evaluating and caring for your collection, and current values all are included.
Автор: Ed Goshe Название: `40s, `50s, & `60s Stemware by Tiffin ISBN: 0764308696 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764308697 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 4233 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Tiffin Glass Company, of Tiffin, Ohio, produced hand made Depression Era glass, modern wares, and other collectible glassware, especially from the 1940s through the 1960s. Perhaps best known for its stemware, Tiffin made a wider variety of stemware shapes, cuttings, etchings, and decorations than several other companies combined. This book, with nearly 700 color photos, showcases Tiffin stemware along with original promotional photos, advertisements, and patent drawings, plus company history, detailed captions, price guide, index, and a sampling of tableware from the period.
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