World Textiles

World Textiles

A Sourcebook

Book - 2012
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Showcases textiles from around the world through color photographs of garments, close-up views of the fabric, and captions that describe the designs, symbolism, history, and techniques of each piece.

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The essays and stunning color photographs in this book are from the series Fabric Folios, published by The British Museum and featuring textiles in its collections. Following the volumes in the series, the chapters cover textiles from the Balkans, Guatemala, Mexico, and the Andes; embroidery from Palestine, Afghanistan, and India and Pakistan; miao textiles from China; and silk and printed and dyed textiles from Africa. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Northampton, Mass. : Interlink Books, 2012
Description: 368 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 23 cm
ISBN: 9781566568708
Branch Call Number: 746 Wor
Additional Contributors: Waller, Diane, 1943-
British Museum


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May 09, 2012

With 150 textiles (400 photos), this book is a visual feast of fabrics that have been created by various ethnic groups and from a range of materials and techniques.It offers a wealth of inspiration for using color and pattern.It's a must-have for anyone who appreciates beautiful textiles and superb design!

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