Irene Emery Roundtable on Museum Textiles 1977 Proceedings : Looms and Their Products. First Edition.

By: EMERY, Irene, and Patricia FISKE (ed.) FISKE, Patricia

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EMERY, Irene, and Patricia FISKE, (eds.). Irene Emery Roundtable on Museum Textiles 1977 Proceedings : Looms and Their Products. Washington, D.C.: The Textile Museum, (1979). First Edition. Pp (2),i-iii,(1),1-314. Illustrated. 4to, pale greencard covers, black lettering to front board and spine.

The meeting at which these papers were presented was held at The Textile Museum, April 18-20, 1977.

Contents :
I. European Looms.
A) The Looms of the Old World (by MartaHoffmann),
B) Old European Looms (by Marta Hoffmann).

II. Asian/African Looms.
A) Cardweaving (by Candace Crockett),
B) Some Rug Looms of the Near and Middle East (by Suzanne Hamilton),
C) West African Looms (by Peggy Gilfoy),
D) An Introduction to the Body-Tension Looms and Simple Frame Looms of Southeast Asia (by Mattiebelle Gittinger),
E) Demonstration of Three Looms (by Rita Bolland),
F) An Unusual Shedding Device from Thailand (by Anna Blinks),
G) Archaeological Evidence for Looms from Yunnan (by John E. Vollmer),
H) The Jibata, A Japanese Loom (by Dorothy Miller),
I) Loom Representations in Certain Ukiyo-e Woodblock Prints (by Hilda Pang).

III. Western Hemisphere Looms.
A) New World Fabric Production and the Distribution of the Backstrap Loom (by Junius B. Bird),
B) The Distribution of Aboriginal Looms and Frames in North America (by Mary Elizabeth King),
C) The Ring-Warp Loom in Mexico (by Irmgard W. Johnson),
D) Otomi Looms and Quechquemitls from San Pablito, State of Puebla and from Santa Ana Huetlalpan, State of Hidalgo, Mexico (by Bodil Christensen),
E) The Ramifications of Treadle Loom Introduction in 16th Century Mexico (by Patricia Anawalt),
F) The Vertical Loom in the Andes Past and Present (by James M. Vreeland),
G) Warping and Weaving ona Four Stake Ground Loom in the Lake Titicaca Basin Community of Taquile, Peru (by Elayne Zorn).

IV. Complex Patterning Looms.
A) How the Drawloom Works (by Kaherine Koob),
B) What Can We Learn from a Fabric About the Loom on Which It Might Have Been Woven? (by Milton F. Sonday)
C) New Looms and Fabric Novelties in Philippe de Lasalle's 18th Century Silks (by Daryl M. Hafter).

V. Loom Bibliography.
A) Archaeological and Ethnographic Looms: A Bibliography (by Katherine T. Freshley).

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Title: Irene Emery Roundtable on Museum Textiles 1977 Proceedings : Looms and Their Products. First Edition.

Author Name: EMERY, Irene, and Patricia FISKE (ed.) FISKE, Patricia

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Publisher: Textile Museum, Washington, D.C., 1979,: 1979

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Keywords: TEXTILES MUSEUMS LOOMS UNITED STATES CRAFTS CRAFT TEXTILE HISTORY,