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Author Name:    'LAMB, Venice and Alastair FISKE, Patricia (ed.)

Title:   Lamb Collection of West African Narrow Strip Weaving

Publisher:    Textile Museum, Washington, D.C., 1975, 

Seller ID:   108011

'LAMB, Venice and Alastair. The Lamb Collection of West African Narrow Strip Weaving. Edited by Patricia Fiske. Exhibited at the Textile MuseumMarch 7to September 20, 1975. Washington, D.C.: The Textile Museum, 1975. Pp (2), 3-48. Ilustrated (some in colour). Map. Double Column. Large 8vo, illustrated pink stapled card covers, lettered in black. "The Lamb Collection of West African narrow strip cloth contains well over 1000 iterqs, including complete cloths, sample strips and snippets, loom parts such as beaters, sword sticks and heddle pulleys, as well as a number of complete looms and photographic records of African weaving designs and techniques. Most of the itemsin the collection were acquired by the Lambs in the field, and, in additio n to the beauty of the individual cloths, the thorough documentation of thepieces is an invaluable contribution to the study of this body of material ." (from the Foreword by Patricia Fiske). Sunned, else very good. 15.00

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