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Indigo : The Color That Changed the World

Catherine Legrand

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ISBN 10: 050051660X / ISBN 13: 9780500516607
Published by Thames & Hudson, New York, 2012
Used Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Title: Indigo : The Color That Changed the World

Publisher: Thames & Hudson, New York

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

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The ultimate reference on indigo dyeing techniques across the world, and a compendium of the most beautiful samples of indigo textiles

Gloriously pieced together, much like the fine garments it portrays, this colorful book takes the reader on an international tour of indigo-colored textiles, presenting a huge swathe of remarkable clothing, people, and fabric. Catherine Legrand has spent more than twenty years traveling and researching the subject, and she has a deep knowledge of the ancient techniques, patterns, and clothing traditions that characterize ethnic textile design.

The book explores the production of indigo textiles throughout America, China, India, Africa, Central Asia, Japan, Laos, and Vietnam. It features more than 500 color photographs and is completed by specially commissioned drawings that provide close-ups of patterns and cloths.

500+ color illustrations

About the Author:

Catherine Legrand is the proprietor of an ethnic cloth boutique in Paris's Marais district.

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