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Textiles of the Islamic World

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ISBN-10: 0500290830

ISBN-13: 9780500290835

Edition: 2013

Authors: John Gillow

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Description:

This book surveys the wide array of textiles made, worn, used, and displayed throughout the Islamic world, from the glorious fabrics of the past to those produced today. Hundreds of illustrations feature examples from around the globe, including embroidered Persian prayer clothes, Anatolian ikat coats, Ottoman beaded purses, Caucasian striped silk bags, Berber women’s shawls, Arab tent decorations, Yemeni indigo robes, Indonesian batik sarongs, and West African strip-woven clothes. Region by region, the book provides details of local history, particular textile traditions, materials, dyes, special forms of decoration, and information on current practice. The variety is stunning, from cloths…    
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Thames & Hudson, Limited
Publication date: 4/8/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 9.50" wide x 12.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.4
Language: English