A work of reference which performs as a comprehensive survey of textile art and production around the world, dating from prehistory to the present day. Subjects include costumes, period interiors, and archive photographs; also a variety of fabrics ranging from the simplest handwoven cloth to rich brocades and intricate embroidery. The book begins with an illustrated section explaining the techniques and terminology of making and decorating textiles of all types, including weaving, tapestry, embroidery, lace, dyeing and printing, knitting, netting, felt and bark cloth.
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Buchbeschreibung London: The Trustees of the Bristish Museum., 1993. 4°, Hardcover/Pappeinband. Buchzustand: Gut. 320 S., lll. Gebraucht; Einband leicht berieben, innen sehr guter Zustand. Zum Buch: This is the first comprehensive survey in colour of textile art and production from pre-history to the present day. Twenty-four experts have pooled their knowledge to greate an authoristavi work of reference which is also a visual delight. The geographical and chronological range of the material is vast - from China to South America, from Egyptian artefacts of the third millennium bc to compemporary craft and furnishings. Sprache: Englisch Gewicht in Gramm: 550. Artikel-Nr. 52261