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Synopsis: This work illustrates the whole range of traditional handmade textiles from all corners of the globe. Eight sections cover every aspect of materials and techniques, each giving a succinct summary of characteristics, making and geographical distribution, accompanied by hundreds of colour illustrations and drawings. Non-loom and loom-woven textiles, painted and printed, dyed, sewn, embroidered and embellished techniques are all covered, as well as the materials themselves.
Review: "'Generously illustrated and engaging... excellent' - The World of Interiors; 'Extremely valuable... I would recommend it unconditionally' - Hali"
Title: World Textiles: A Visual Guide to ...
Publication Date: 1999
Book Condition: Good
Book Description Little Brown & Co., Boston, 1999. HARDCOVER. Dust Jacket Condition: very good. First American edition. 240pp color illustrations quarto cloth very good in slightly worn dustwrapper. Bookseller Inventory # 70585
Book Description Bulfinch. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. 0821226215 Item in very good condition! Textbooks may not include supplemental items i.e. CDs, access codes etc. Bookseller Inventory # Z0821226215Z2
Book Description Bulfinch, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Hardcover, Black cloth covered boards with gilt title on spine only, corners square, no edge wear; Dust jacket , not price clipped, full color photos collage of various fabric styles, in perfect condition; Profusely illustrated with full color photos; No evidence of use. 11 " tall. Bookseller Inventory # 035112
Book Description Bulfinch, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good. First North American edition. Hardcover, in jacket. Clean, unmarked, tightly bound. Light wear. Reliable customer service. Photos available. (Heavy books and sets may require additional shipping charges, particularly if international). Bookseller Inventory # WD3125
Book Description Bulfinch, U.S.A., 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. Some very minor bumping at top edge of DJ. All else a very clean and nice copy inside and out. Bookseller Inventory # 034991
Book Description Bulfinch, U.S.A., 1999. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Good. First North American Edition. 240pp. Illustrated Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 161987145-10
Book Description Bulfinch Press, Boston, 1999. Hardcover. First North American Edition. Black cloth/boards; gilt lettering. Color-illustrated dj with black lettering on beige spine. 240 pp. with 778 illustrations, 551 in color. The history of the world can be read in textiles: the rise of civilizations and the fall of empires are woven into their warp and weft along with the great stories of conquest, religion, and trade. The legacy of textile design, form, and pattern that has resulted from this global endowment can be seen here in all its spectacular richness. Eight sections cover every aspect of materials and techniques, each giving a succinct summary of characteristics, production, and geographical distribution, accompanied by hundreds of color illustrations and drawings. Nonloom and loom-woven textiles, painted and printed, dyed, sewn, embroidered, and embellished techniques are all covered, as well as the materials themselves. From simplethe clothes made of skin or hide in prehistoric timesto complexmaterials elaborately embellished with tasselsworld textiles are both beautiful and beguiling. This unrivaled guide is completed by a glossary, further reading, and information on collections open to the public. NF/VG+ but with small, stylish personal bookplate of art museum staff member. Bookseller Inventory # 158280
Book Description Bulfinch Press, Boston, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: fine. First American edition. 1999, First North American edition. Hardcover, 4to., black cloth. 240 pp. Illustrated in color. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # d0010841
Book Description Bulfinch 1999-11-01, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: good. 1st North. 0821226215. Bookseller Inventory # 486235
Book Description Bulfinch, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Used: Good. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0821226215