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Title: Fashionable printed textiles in apparel and interior furnishings 1750-1900
Authors: Edwards, Clive
Keywords: Textiles
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © UItgeverij Ludion; Lido and Modemuseum Hasselt
Citation: EDWARDS, C., 2011. Fashionable printed textiles in apparel and interior furnishings 1750-1900. IN: Thoisy, A., Demoen, E. and Jacque, J. (eds.) Prints! - in Fashion and Costume History 1750-2000. Amsterdam: UItgeverij Ludion, pp. 158 - 172.
Abstract: The link between fashion, interior design and clothing is located in the notion of space and the body within space. Space works with fashion by extending it, grounding it and attenuating it whereas fashion adds texture, colour, pattern and style to space. (Potvin, 6) This usage might be also related to ideas of consumption, display, performance, exhibition or creativity. These factors are moveable and various and are dependent upon a wide range of issues including economic, political, religious, cultural, social and gendered matters. Above all, space is an experience of the senses commanded by the visual, and, in the case of printed textiles, by a whole range of various colours, patterns and motifs. Overarching this is the idea that both fashion and interior design are systems of representation, which reveal insights into peoples’ use of places at any one time.
Description: This book chapter was published in the book Prints! - in Fashion and Costume History 1750-2000 [© UItgeverij Ludion]. The publisher's website is at: www.ludion.be/ The book was produced in association with the exhibition of the same name at the Hasselt Fashion Museum, June 25th 2011 to January 8th 2012, Hasselt, Belgium.
Version: Accepted for publication
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/9467
ISBN: 9789055448814
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