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DOUBLE-WOVEN TREASURES FROM OLD PERU

Cahlander, Adele ; with Suzanne Baizerman

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ISBN 10: 0932394051 / ISBN 13: 9780932394057
Published by Dos Tejedoras, St. Paul, Minnesota, 1985
Condition: VERY GOOD Hardcover
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Mild shelfwear to covers. A bit of creasing and wear to upper spinecap. Tiny creasing to lower corners. Sticker residue to lower corner of rear cover. White lettering to spine and front of black, illustrated covers. Map of Peru and surroundings to back of front cover. With 22 color plates, 155 black and white photographs, 203 line drawings, plus numerous drafts and charts. Clean, bright, solid. 198 pp with appendix, glossary, bibliography and index. Foreword by Ann Pollard Rowe. "Part I : A comprehensive look at the varieties of pre-Columbian double cloth in the world's private and museum collections. Par II : Mrs. Cahlander's clear, well-diagrammed instructions for reproducing these weaves on a wide variety of looms. Varieties of double cloth included : Patterned plain-weave double cloth ; Warp-faced double cloth ; Triple cloth ; Double-woven complementary-warp weaves ; Weaves with diverse layers and more," (rear cover). Bookseller Inventory # 71843

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Title: DOUBLE-WOVEN TREASURES FROM OLD PERU

Publisher: Dos Tejedoras, St. Paul, Minnesota

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:VERY GOOD

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Pre-Columbian double cloth is one of the world's great textile traditions. This book takes a comprehensive look at the varieties of double cloth preserved in museums and private collections including fabric analysis, and provides detailed weaving instructions. A must for collectors and weavers alike.

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