Fabric Painters

Artists or craftsmen who paint directly on fabric with the goal of decorating drapery, banners, or another textile. The term does not refer to artists who create oil paintings or paintings in another media on canvas or another fabric, where the goal is to create a scene or other work of art that will be displayed in a frame or hung on a wall.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
31198
Names
fabric painters
fabric painter
textile painter
painters, fabric
textielschilders Dutch
Tuchmaleren German
Tuchmaler German
diseñador de telas Spanish
pintor textil Spanish
diseñador de sedas Spanish

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Artists or craftsmen who paint directly on fabric with the goal of decorating drapery, banners, or another textile. The term does not refer to artists who create oil paintings or paintings in another media on canvas or another fabric, where the goal is to create a scene or other work of art that will be displayed in a frame or hung on a wall.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300264753. The J. Paul Getty Trust.