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Embroidered Textiles: A World Guide to Traditional Patterns
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Embroidered Textiles: A World Guide to Traditional Patterns (Paperback)

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This beautifully illustrated book examines the fascinating symbolism behind the motifs and patterns of embroidered textiles, from Ghanaian patchwork banners to Egyptian headshawls. Complete with a glossary, dictionary of stitches, further reading and information on where to access public collections as well as how to collect textiles of one's own, this is an unrivalled guide for anyone interested in textiles, costume or craft.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyArt monographs, history & theoryArt formsTextile artworksSport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsSport & HobbiesHandicrafts, decorative arts & craftsRopework, knots & macrameEmbroidery crafts Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd Publication Date: 01/09/2010 ISBN-13: 9780500288580  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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Sheila Paine is an expert on textiles and tribal societies and the author of numerous books. She lives in England.

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