Short History of Ancient Decorative Textiles. Second Edition in dustjacket,Signed

By: THURSTAN, Violetta

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THURSTAN, Violetta. A Short History of Ancient Decorative Textiles. London : The Favil Press, (1954). Second Edition. Pp. (8),1-96, frontispiece, + 18p. of plates. Illustrated in black and white. 8vo, black cloth spine with blue paper covered boards, gilt lettering to spine. Book I. Ancient Decorative Textiles in Europe, Egypt and Asia Minor. 1. The Stone Age and the Bronze Age; 2. Ancient Egyptian Textiles; 3. Textiles of Mesopotamia and Asia Minor; 4. "Ancient Greek and Roman Textiles". Book II. Silk Weaving in Europe and the Near East. 13 chapters : "Syrian and Egyptian Silk Weaving" ; "Silk Weaving in the Western World" ; Sassanian Textiles" (sic) ; "Later Persian Textiles" ; "Regensburg Fabrics" ; "Sicilian Silk Fabrics" ; "Italian Silk Weaving" ; "French Silk Weaving" ; "Spanish Silk Weaving"Turkish Silk and Velvets" ; ""Silk Weaving in Russia and Poland" ; "Silk Weaving in the Western World" ; and "Silk Weaving in Germany and the Low Countries". Book III. Oriental Fabrics. Chapters : 1. Chinese, Japanese and Indian Textiles;2. Burmese Silk and Cotton Fabrics. Book IV. Tapestry. Chapters : 1. Tape stry Weaving; 2.Tapestry Weaving in Flanders and the Low Countries; 3. French Tapestry; 4. German Tapestry; 5. Swiss Tapestry; 6. Spanish Tapestry; 7.Italian Tapestry; 8. English Tapestry; 9. Scandinavian Tapestry; 10. Russi an Tapestry. Book V. Chapters : 1. Patterned Linen Weaving in Europe; 2. Peruvian Textiles; 3. African Primitive Weaving; 4. History of Dyeing. Verygood in edgeworn, spine-chipped dustjacket. Signed "with very best wishes" by Thurstan on the flyleaf. 60.00

Title: Short History of Ancient Decorative Textiles. Second Edition in dustjacket,Signed

Author Name: THURSTAN, Violetta

Categories: 888,

Publisher: The Favil Press, London, 1954,:

Seller ID: 102899

Keywords: CLASSICAL STUDIES CLASTU CLASSICS ART CRAFTS TEXTILES WEAVING TAPESTRY TAPESTRIES SPINNING FABRICS,