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The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection catalogue of textile fabrics

Dumbarton Oaks; Morris, Frances, 1866-1955; Bellinger, Louisa; Ettinghausen, Richard
Washington: Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1940


Digital facsimiles: Vol. 1 Vol. 2 Vol. 3

Unpublished typescript manuscript of a catalogue commissioned by Dumbarton Oaks’ founders Robert and Mildred Bliss to document their textile collection. Compiled by Frances Morris ; analysis of weaves by Louisa Bellinger ; translation of Arabic texts by Dr. Richard Ettinghausen.

All illustrations are mounted.

Collation: Volume 1: xxxvi, 402 pages, 14 unnumbered pages, pages 405-454 ; volume 2: pages iii-xxx; pages 1-182; volume 3: 2, 8 unnumbered pages, pages 1-102, page 101A, 1 unnumbered page, pages 103-290.

Includes bibliographical references (volume 1, pages xvii-xxxv).

English; with some text in Arabic.



English, Arabic


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