Traditional Textiles of Central Asia

Traditional Textiles of Central Asia

by Janet Harvey


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No region has a textile tradition more vivid and romantic than that of Central Asia. This book provides a spectacularly illustrated survey of these textiles, displaying in more than 200 color plates the opulent silks and velvets, the exquisite embroideries, the magnificent felts and woolen fabrics produced in the workshops of the oasis towns of the Silk Route.

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ISBN-13: 9780500016701
Publisher: Thames & Hudson
Publication date: 05/28/1996
Pages: 1
Product dimensions: 8.65(w) x 12.08(h) x 0.85(d)

About the Author

Janet Harvey has traveled extensively in Central Asia, studying firsthand the making and uses of the region's traditional textiles. She lives in Scotland.

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