Swedish Textile Art: Traditional Marriage Weavings from Scania

Swedish Textile Art: Traditional Marriage Weavings from Scania

by Viveka Hansen, Nour Foundation, Institutet for Kulturforskning
     
 

ISBN-10: 1874780072

ISBN-13: 9781874780076

Pub. Date: 04/23/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press


For almost a hundred years from the middle of the eighteenth century, a little-known and very beautiful art flourished in Scania, the southernmost region of Sweden. This was expressed in small textile panels that were made mostly for wedding ceremonies. Focusing on the 95 textiles in the Khalili Collection, this volume discusses social conditions in Scania and the…  See more details below

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For almost a hundred years from the middle of the eighteenth century, a little-known and very beautiful art flourished in Scania, the southernmost region of Sweden. This was expressed in small textile panels that were made mostly for wedding ceremonies. Focusing on the 95 textiles in the Khalili Collection, this volume discusses social conditions in Scania and the lives of the weavers, as well as the techniques, designs, and materials that they used.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781874780076
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
04/23/2005
Series:
The Khalili Collection of Textile Art
Edition description:
SLIPCASE
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
12.80(w) x 17.00(h) x 1.90(d)

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