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Embroidered textiles : a world guide to traditional patterns (Revised and expanded edition)

By: Paine, Sheila

0500288585 / 9780500288580
Paperback
27/09/2010
Stock expected by 22/04/2021
United Kingdom
28 cm 240 pages : illustrations (black and white, and colour)
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Reprint. This edition originally published: 2008.

This beautifully illustrated book examines the fascinating symbolism behind the motifs and patterns of embroidered textiles, from Ghanaian patchwork banners to Egyptian headshawls.

Complete with a glossary, dictionary of stitches, further reading and information on where to access public collections as well as how to collect textiles of one's own, this is an unrivalled guide for anyone interested in textiles, costume or craft.

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AFWH Textile artworks: tapestries, hangings & quilts

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