[Rochester, NY?]: Crosby Frisian Fur Co., [c. 1930]. Priced trade catalog offering products such as fur coats, hats, and gloves as well as services such as tanning and taxidermy. Black and white illustrations show the fur fashions of the day as well as taxidermied objects like fur rugs, mounted heads...
US and Canadian Rugs and Textiles
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Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution, 1998. 103 black and white. Nineteenth century American carpet patents in the Textile Collection of the Division of Social History, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Basle: Ciba, 1949. Black and white illustrations.
Ontario: Royal Ontario Museum, 1986. 23 color plates 137 black and white. Museum exhibition catalog of rugs and textiles of a religious colony who migrated to Canada from the Caucasus Mountains. Their work includes 8 color plates and 1 black and white of piled rugs plus 3 color plates and 9 black and white illustrations of kilims.
Washington: The Textile Museum, 1976. 77 black and white. Irene Emery Roundtable on Museum Textiles 1975 Proceedings. With 17 scholarly essays on silks; printed fabrics; floor coverings; cottons, woolens and linens; and needlework. [CSROT 2661].
Hendersonville, TN: R.W. Smith, 1993. 8 color plates showing 144 examples, hundreds of line drawings. Identification guide to U.S. state guard and defense force shoulder-sleeve cloth insignia including city and regional militia, honorary units, insignia commonly mistaken for state guard, and insignia possibly associated with state guard.
New York and London: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1976-7. 137 color plates 867 black and white. Three volume set. Museum surveys of textile holdings. Vol. I: The United States and Canada. Vol. II: United Kingdom - Ireland. Vol. III: France.
Storrs, CT: J.A. Marshall, 2001. 8 color plates 8 black and white 37 figures. Thorough treatment of 18th and early 19th century American bed rugs, who made them, how they were made, where they were made and where they are now. Examples from public and private collections. Primary source material...
West Boylston: Pearl K. McGown, Inc., 1958. 87 black and white illustrations and figures. Advice in the use of dyes for making hooked rugs in Oriental designs.
St. John's, NL: DRC Publishing, 2006. 190 color illustrations of rugs. History and examples of hooked mats from this Canadian province. Compiled by the Rug Hooking Guild of Newfoundland and Labrador.
Lowell: American Textile History Museum, 1999. 52 color plates. Exhibition catalog of these distinctive sculpted rugs from Maine.
Newton Abbot, Devon: David and Charles, 1971. The first three journals published together comprising 21 scholarly articles on the history of western textiles. Illustrated in black and white.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1993. 376 color plates 247 black and white. These two volumes on American samplers and pictorial needlework provide a complete history from 1650-1850.
[No Place]: Sears, Roebuck and Co., 1956. 68 black and white. Sales training manual from this iconic American retailer.
Boston: Frank P. Bennett and Co., Inc., 1922. First edition. Illustrated in black and white. "A popular and accurate historical account of the growth and development of the making of American fabrics accompanied by sketches and illustrations of the men and establishments that have made one of the world's greatest industries."
Rome: Y & B Bolour / Textilia, 1996. 74 color plates. Dealer exhibition catalog of early 20th century American hooked rugs. Italian/English text.