New York: Reporter Publications, Inc, 1947. Hardbound. Good+ (Ex-lib. with perforation stamp on contents page and a few other lib. marks; general shelf wear, 2 fabric samples removed, and wrinkling to a few pages.). Original black card covers with color inset and white lettering; bound into red buckram. 148 pp. Profusely illustrated in bw and color with some color plates tipped in. Includes several mounted fabric samples. 8-page paper booklet, with several fabric samples, bound in. With two pages of paint swatches for testing color "eye"-Q. A plethora of ads and essays make this a vital resource for research on American Fabrics, fashion, and textile design in this time period. The kinds of illustrations cover a wide range, and some are lovely (and suitable for framing, if you really want to tear apart the magazine...). With articles on art in the church; color aptitude; black as a fashion color; fabric finish; specialty fibers, with a lexicon; Tokyo; Trojan War; and more.
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