Fiber Art and Textile Design: Reference Materials

Reference Resources -- Textiles

The following are selected reference resources held in the Library's collections that pertain to textiles. You may also want to try searching the Library Catalog using keywords such as textiles, fabric, tapestries, encyclopedia and dictionary.

Encyclopedia of chemical technology

Encyclopedia of textiles (Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice-Hall, c1980)

Encyclopedia of textiles (New York : Facts on File, 1992)

Encyclopedia of textiles, fibers, and nonwoven fabrics

Fairchild's dictionary of textiles

Encyclopedias

The following are selected art encyclopedias held in the Library's collections. You may also want to try searching the Library Catalog using keywords such as art and encyclopedia.

Dictionaries

The following are selected art dictionaries held in the Library's collections. You may also want to try searching the Library Catalog using keywords such as art and dictionary.

Dictionaries -- Artists' Names

Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler : von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart / Thieme, Becker.

Dictionary of painters and engravers / Bryan.

Dictionnaire critique et documentaire des peintres, sculpteurs, dessinateurs et graveurs de tous les temps et de tous les pays / Benezit.

Index to artistic biography / Havlice.

Union List of Artists Names (ULAN)

Dictionaries -- General

Concise Oxford dictionary of art terms / Michael Clarke.

From abacus to Zeus : a handbook of art history / James Smith Pierce.

Grove's dictionary of art (also available online as Oxford Art Online)

Yale dictionary of art and artists / Erika Langmuir.