Wednesday, 20 July 2011

North African Textiles by Chris Spring

This is a really sumptuous book - if you are as keen on embroidered, woven, appliqued, tie-dyed fabrics as I am, the illustrations are almost 3D - absolutely beautiful. There are new insights into the significance of these textiles which add to an understanding of the cultural tradition of North Africa as a whole. There is a separate chapter on Ethiopian textiles. This volume has a good index, glossary of terms and scholarly bibliography.
Review by a reader from Somerset, England

Product Detail:

  • Paperback: 64 pages
  • Publisher: Moyer Bell Ltd ,U.S. (Dec 1997)
  • Language English
  • ISBN-10: 1559211628
  • ISBN-13: 978-1559211628
  • Product Dimensions: 31.1 x 22.9 x 0.6 cm

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