Pattern and Loom: A Practical Study of the Development of Weaving Techniques in China, Western Asia and Europe

Pattern and Loom: A Practical Study of the Development of Weaving Techniques in China, Western Asia and Europe

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9788776941383
Publisher: NIAS
Publication date: 06/30/2014
Pages: 429
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix

Introduction 1

Part I Patterned weaves of Han China, 206 BC - AD 220 7

Patterned weaves of Han China 9

1 The monochrome patterned weaves 16

2 Gauze weaves 35

3 The polychrome silks, jin 55

Part II Patterned Weaves of Early Western Asia 81

4 Western Asia 83

5 Weft-faced compound twill or samitum 111

Part III Patterned weaves of the Mediterranean region 145

6 Lampas 147

7 Double-faced weft weaves 196

8 Patterned double cloth 221

9 Damask 248

Part IV The eclectic pattern weaves of Tang China 287

10 The eclectic pattern weaves of Tang China 289

Part V Weaving implements 309

11 The development of mechanical patterning: 'The' drawloom 311

12 Our drawloom - some weaving implements 346

Bibliography 363

Index 376

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