Facing the China fabrics challenge

Sloan, Carole
July 2002
Furniture/Today;7/15/2002, Vol. 26 Issue 44, p63
Trade Publication
Discusses China's domination of the fabric industry. Factors that made Chinese fabrics popular among consumers; Steps that should be taken by industry members to compete with Chinese fabric manufacturers.


Related Articles

  • A look we love.  // Australian House & Garden;Feb2010, p62 

    The article lists the Chinese decorative arts which includes Floral Taupe table runner, Odmjuk stoneware teapot, and Festival fine bone china teacup.

  • Index.  // Sensuous Surfaces: The Decorative Object in Early Modern China;2009, p428 

    A subject index for the book "Sensuous Surfaces: The Decorative Object in Early Modern China" is presented.

  • Testing a Technique.  // Calliope;Dec2002, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p48 

    Presents a method of making and designing ceramic wares in China. Emphasis of the Song Dynasty on culture and arts; Requirements for making ceramic wares; Directions for making ceramic wares.

  • Select Bibliography.  // Sensuous Surfaces: The Decorative Object in Early Modern China;2009, p417 

    A bibliography on the subject of Chinese decorative arts is presented which includes the article "Identifying a Regional Style of Chinese Furniture," by John Kwang-ming Ang and the books "The Confusions of Pleasure: Commerce and Culture in Ming China," by Timothy Brook, and "The Object Stares...

  • Reappraising Chinese painted enamels. Cuadrado, John A. // Architectural Digest;May94, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p42 

    Appraises the decorative art of Chinese painted enamels. Painted enamels as vitreous glazes; Decorative motifs; China's tradition of enamel work; Quality of 18th-century painted enamels.

  • Beyond paper: Chinese calligraphy on objects. Stuart, Jan // Magazine Antiques;Oct95, Vol. 148 Issue 4, p502 

    Discusses the history of Chinese calligraphy on objects. Historical background; Written Chinese as a political tool in founding the Chinese empire; Development of a pliable, animal-hair brush and its effect on calligraphy; Cizhou-type ware writing; Texts on Chinese sacred objects; Wishes for...

  • CHINA. Wagle, Kate // Metalsmith;2008, Vol. 28 Issue 1, p22 

    The article explores the history and discusses the current state of jewelry and adornment in China. It is stated that a remarkable material account of feudal dynasties has been provided by jewelry, textiles and decorative objects. After the cultural revolution of the 1960s, jewelry and adornment...

  • SLOWING DOWN. Meredith, Robyn // Forbes Asia;12/22/2008, Vol. 4 Issue 22, p87 

    The article reports on the impact of the global economic slowdown on the Asian auction market. It mentions that the market has been affected but has not collapsed like other markets. It states that Christie's Inc. has been able to sell $146 million worth of art, wine, watches and jewelry in its...

  • White ironstone. Hueston, Marie Proeller // Country Living;Nov2003, Vol. 26 Issue 11, p51 

    For objects so seemingly simple, white ironstone plates, platters, pitchers, and tureens have enjoyed an unusually long reign at the head of America's dinner tables— from their golden age in the mid-1800's to their resurgence in the 1970's to their continued popularity in the 21st...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics