The Ambassador, N. 11, 1946. Rare British magazine on the global export of textiles and fashion. After the famed Amsterdam-based magazine International Textiles became cut off from its London office during WWII, the London office created its own edition, which was renamed The Ambassador in March, 1946. The magazine helped to to rebuild the international market for British textiles after years of being cut off from customers around the globe during the war.
Surreal cover design by the great F. H. K. Henrion, who had emigrated to England the same year. Features articles on styling household textiles, dressing with a capsule wardrobe, new synthetic textile developments, layouts for using textiles in interior design, a look ahead into producing textiles during peacetime, and more.
Text primarily in English, with translations of key articles in French, Spanish, and Portuguese. 191 pgs, measures approx. 13.75" H x 9.75" W x 0.6" D. Good condition — wear to cover, some chipping to edges and spine, rippling to some pages. See images for reference, and feel free to email for more information if you are interested.
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