Timeless Sources: Rare Books from the Cooper-Hewitt Museum

On View: 
Thursday, March 21, 1985 to Sunday, October 6, 1985

This exhibition highlights treasures from Cooper-Hewitt's National Design Library. A range of publications, from technical encyclopedias illustrating architectural processes to trade catalogs featuring feathers and fabric swatches are included. These rare books, dating from the 16th century to the modern day, present an illustrated history of architecture, interior design, furniture, landscape design, theatrical design, and the decorative arts.