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IDES 651 Pattern Project

A multidisciplinary guide to assist your pattern research.

Browsing Pattern History

Use these call numbers to browse for books at the Cabell Library:

NK1160-1590 -- Decorative Arts. Decoration and Ornament. Design

NK8800-9505.5  -- Decorative Arts.Textiles

TS1300-1865 -- Textile industries

Books on Pattern History & Meaning

Resources Beyond VCU Libraries

If you can't find the book, article, or dissertation that you want at VCU, try these resources to find what you need.

Google Books

Use Google Books to identify books that mention patterns by keyword, then find them in VCULibraries.

Google Book Search

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