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Fiber: Reference Books

A guide for research into the history of fiber and textile arts, fashion, and related technologies. This guide is a starting point for your research. If you have additional questions talk to your professor or contact the librarian for this department.

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Selected Reference Books

Call Number Ranges (for browsing in the library stacks)

GT500‑2370        Costume.  Dress.  Fashion

N6494 .F47         Fiber Works in Art

NK1160-1590      Decoration and ornament.

NK1700-2195      Interior decoration.  House decoration

NK2775-2898      Rugs and carpets

NK2975-3049      Tapestries

NK3175-3296.3   Upholstery.  Drapery

NK4700-4890      Costume

NK8800-9505.5   Textiles

TH8001-8581      Decoration and decorative furnishings

TJ1501-1519       Sewing machines

TP890-933          Textile bleaching, dyeing, printing, etc.

TS940-1047        Leather industries.  Tanning

TS1060-1070      Furs

TS1300-1865      Textile industries

TS1870-1935      Rubber industry

TT174-176          Articles for children

TT180-200          Woodworking.  Furniture making.  Upholstering

TT387-410          Soft home furnishings

TT490-695          Clothing manufacture.  Dressmaking.  Tailoring

TT697-927          Sewing, embroidery, decorative crafts

TT950-979          Hairdressing.  Beauty culture.  Barbers' work

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