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Embroidered Textiles
 
Embroidered Textiles
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    Code: TH-9780500513941
    Price: £29.95 (US$ 44.92)
    Shipping Weight: 10.00 pounds
     
     
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    Untitled Document

    A World Guide to Traditional Patterns

    ISBN: 9780500513941

    28.00 x 24.00 cm

    Hardback

    240pp

    508 Illustrations, 362 in colour

    First published 2008

    This beautifully illustrated book examines in detail the fascinating symbolism of embroidered motifs and embroidery patterns worldwide.

    Each example Chinese court embroidery or Japanese kimonos; Indian saris or Turkish textiles; Ghanaian banners or Moroccan cushion fabric; Native North American or Mexican needlework bears its own distinctive designs. The global range is as astonishing as the variety of materials and motifs on display.

    All aspects of embroidery are covered fabrics, stitches, symbols, protective or decorative embroidery.

    Complete with
    Hundreds of colour photographs and drawings
    Glossary
    Dictionary of embroidery stitches
    Further reading
    Where to see collections
    How to collect embroidered textiles

    This is an unrivalled guide for anyone interested in embroidery, textiles, costume or needlework crafts.

     

     




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