African Textiles : Looms, Weaving and Design. First Edition in dustjacket

By: PICTON, John, and John MACK MACK, John

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PICTON, John, and John MACK. African Textiles : Looms, Weaving and Design. (London) : British Museum Publications Limited, (91981). First Edition. Pp (6),7-208. Illustrated. Map. Index. 4to, black cloth, gilt lettering to spine. "In recent years there has been a growing interest in the traditional textiles of non-western societies and in these societies themselves. There is, however, no general published survey of textile manufacture and design in Africa or any review of the many, sometimes unexpected ways in which traditional cloth is used. This book provides the first comprehensive account of the subject, taking its examples from all parts of the continent." (from the dj). Contents : 1. Introduction. 2. The Raw Materials. 3. The Loom. 4. The Single-Heddle Loom. 5. The Double-Heddle Loom. 6. Weaving in Madagascar. 7. Pattern Dyeing. 8. Drawn, Painted, Printed and Stencilled Patterns. 9.Applique and Related Techniques. 10. Embroidery. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARG ES MAY BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in spine-sunned, unclipped dustjacket. 50.00

Title: African Textiles : Looms, Weaving and Design. First Edition in dustjacket

Author Name: PICTON, John, and John MACK MACK, John

Categories: 888,

Publisher: British Museum Publications Limited, London, 1979, ISBN:0714115525:

Seller ID: 103126

Keywords: TEXTILES AFRCAN AFRICA LOOMS WEAVING DESIGN,