This is the first book to illustrate the whole range of traditional handmade textiles from all corners of the globe. All aspects of materials and techniques are covered, each giving a succinct summary of characteristics, making and geographical distribution, accompanied by hundreds of colour photographs and drawings. Every kind of textile is decribed - non-loom and loom-woven, painted and printed, dyed, sewn, embroidered and embellished. Completed by a glossary, further reading and information on collections with public access, World Textiles is an unrivalled guide for anyone interested in collecting or making and designing textiles.
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Subtítulo: A VISUAL GUIDE TO TRADITIONAL TECHNIQUES