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5000 Years of Textiles

Jennifer Harris, Whitworth Art Gallery, British Museum,


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A work of reference which performs as a comprehensive survey of textile art and production around the world, dating from prehistory to the present day. Subjects include costumes, period interiors, and archive photographs; also a variety of fabrics ranging from the simplest handwoven cloth to rich brocades and intricate embroidery.
pp. 320 illusts #120322 (Gift label on fep.)
Textile crafts — History, Textile design — History, Textile fabrics — History, Industria textil — Historia, Tejeduría — Historia, Telas

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AuthorJennifer Harris, Whitworth Art Gallery, British Museum,
Number of pages320
PublisherBritish Museum Press
Year Published1993
Binding Type

Hardcover in Dustjacket

Book Condition

Near Fine with some wear to dustjacket

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