If you are interested in the textiles and interior design history, then look no further than The Textile blog.
John Hopper, a trained textile designer, blogs about the history of interiors and interior furniture from 1840 to 1980. "It includes information on wide range of artists, designers, manufacturers and retailers dealing with textiles, furniture, wallpaper, ceramics, carpet, tapestry, quilting embroidery, metal, glass, lighting, and architecture".
Very interesting posts and well written....
Want lots of pictures? Then check out his Flickr account, there are folders of Textile Design, Carpet and Tapestry Design, Quilting and Embroidery Design.....Heaven!