The Fabric of Moroccan Life: Paydar, Niloo Imami; Ivo Grammet (General editors) The Fabric of Moroccan Life: Paydar, Niloo Imami; Ivo Grammet (General editors)

The Fabric of Moroccan Life

Paydar, Niloo Imami; Ivo Grammet (General editors)

Published by Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, 2002
Condition: vg Hardcover

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Original photo-illustrated dust-jacket over burgundy cloth, with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Ribbon marker. Color frontispiece. Photo-illustrated title page. For centuries, the people of Morocco have been producing magnificent embroideries, pile rugs and flatweaves. Edited by Niloo Imami Pyadar, Curator of Textiles and Costumes at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, and Ivo Grammet, "The Fabric of Moroccan Life" features essays on Moroccan embroidery, traditional costumes and the weaving of the Berbers. A wealth of information is included that has never before been available in one volume. Approximately 150 pieces are illustrated in color in this work, and additional photographs (including many that were taken in the 1930s) show how they were once used in everyday life in Morocco. This catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition "The Fabric of Moroccan Life," the largest exhibition of Moroccan art ever shown in the United Sates. It showcased more than 150 embroideries, hangings, rugs, furnishings, clothing and bridal costumes. Drawn entirely from the IMA's permanent collection, these textiles reflect the diversity of Morocco's landscape, culture and society.Minor shelf wear. Dust-jacket, binding and interior in overall very good condition. Bookseller Inventory # 37363

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Title: The Fabric of Moroccan Life

Publisher: Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:vg

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Edition: First edition.

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