World Textiles

World Textiles

by Diane Waller, Shelagh Weir, Sheila Paine, Gina Corrigan
     
 

Featuring textiles from the Balkans, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Central and South America, this book reveals an eclectic selection of over 150 textiles that illustrate the richness and diversity of world textiles. With expert commentary that highlights the key features of the designs and sets them in their social and cultural context, this book gives insight

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Featuring textiles from the Balkans, the Middle East, Asia, Africa, Central and South America, this book reveals an eclectic selection of over 150 textiles that illustrate the richness and diversity of world textiles. With expert commentary that highlights the key features of the designs and sets them in their social and cultural context, this book gives insight into the significance of pattern and symbolism and tells the stories behind these spectacular works. Awash with vibrant color, fascinating motifs, and an assortment of striking and intricate patterns, this sourcebook offers a wealth of inspiration for using color and pattern and is a must-have for anyone interested in textile and design. • Includes various techniques of production: embroidery, weaving, printing and dyeing • Shows each individual textile in full through a series of detailed photographs

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781566568708
Publisher:
Interlink Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
10/01/2011
Pages:
368
Sales rank:
1,076,209
Product dimensions:
8.80(w) x 8.80(h) x 1.50(d)

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