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Today we are happy to offer a wonderful vintage, oversized magazine: American Fabrics, Summer 1951, Number Eighteen. Oversized magazine with a cardboard cover and coated paper pages. This issue’s cover features 17th century Indian Mogul School fabric, Krishna Lifting up Mount Govardhan. Published by Reporter Publications, New York, NY. 123 pages. Measures 14 x 11″. The magazine includes many actual fabric swatches on the ad pages and well as samples of fibers. Ads/Articles in this issue: Off to Paris, Miss America and her exciting Everglaze Wardrobe; Toy Poodle Cloth of Rayon and Nylon; a fold out poster of British Woollens; Who is the Ultimate Consumer; Organic Design Tested over the Centuries; Paisleys Proceed to Retail Level; Engineered Lastex Fabrics; Hand-Loom Building-Weave Team; Compilation of Terms; The Story of Bemberg; How Rayon Fabrics are Dyed and Printed; Historical Notes on the Subject of Early Trademarks, and Acrylic Fibers Prove Their Versatility. As well as letters to the Editor and the Consumer Wants to Know column. Magazine is in very good, vintage condition. Some wear and rubs on cover; a little dog earred on corners; slight soiling on back cover; front page has some rub marks and pencil writing in the upper right corner. Inside pages are very good: one bump to back cover at the bottom near the spine which continues onto a last 1/4 of the pages. Wonderful, interesting, great fashion illustrations and photos; lots of four color pages. A great resource for the student and lover of fashion! Fresh from a Rhode Island estate.
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