World Textiles

World Textiles

A Concise History

Book - 2003
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Baker & Taylor
A history of textiles and their significance and use in cultures from prehistoric times to the present discusses materials, techniques, and design and considers the influences of the trade in textiles and technological changes.

Norton Pub
A good chronological survey of the history of textiles from prehistoric times to the present day. Mary Schoeser, a recognised authority on the subject, outlines the techniques, processes, materials, societal role and significance of textiles across the world. Individual chapters look at the prehistoric evidence, at the looms, weaving techniqes and textiles of the ancient Greeks, the Near and Far East, periods of innovation and new trends, the influence of the state and church, the spread of western ideas and styles, through to the technologies of the modern age.
A good chronological survey of the history of textiles from prehistoric times to the present day. Mary Schoeser, a recognised authority on the subject, outlines the techniques, processes, materials, societal role and significance of textiles across the world.

Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Thames & Hudson, c2003
ISBN: 9780500203699
0500203695
Branch Call Number: 746.09 SCH
Characteristics: 224 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,21 cm.

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