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Embroideries from Cretan Weaving

by Paleologou, Eleni Kladou [Helene Palaiologou]

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1983
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1st Greek Edition
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Athens: Peregites Editions, 1983 Originaly published in Greek as "Kentemata apo yphanta tes Kretes."Translated by Eileen Christ. Colourful close-up photographs of traditional woven textiles from Crete, by identified weavers and with information on the materials amd methods used, Th designs have been transposed onto detailed charts for embroiderers and there are instructions on stitching techniques. Glossary. 150p.illus. B & W… Read more
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Touched By Indigo : Chinese blue-and-white textiles and Embroideryy = = Lan ran : Zhongguo lan yin hua bu yu tao hua zhan Lan

by Tsang, Ka Bo

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2004
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1st Canadian Edition
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Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 2004 Guide to an exhibition held at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, 9 Oct. 2004-10 Apr. 2005. Describes the fabrics and the decorating techniques and designs. Includes : Chronology, Indigo. Cotton, Woven fabrics plain and decorated, Pattern-dyed fabrics,Tie-dye, Wax-resist, etc. Embroidery. 80p. illus [col.] map. bibliography [Only 2 copies in WorldCat]. 1st Canadian Edition. Comb… Read more
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The Joy of Stitching

by Williams, Elsa S.

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Published
1978
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Fine
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1st US Edition
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9780442294656
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New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1978 Discusses the nature of embroidery and canvas work, basic techniques and stitches 104p.illus. index. 1st US Edition. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine - Price Clipped.
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Alligators, Old Mink and New Money: One Woman's Adventures in Vintage Clothing

by Houtte, Alison & Houtte, MelissaOUTTE, ELISSA

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2005
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1st US Edition
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9780060786670
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New York: William Morrow, 2005 The owner of Brooklyn's Hooti Couture boutique draws on her grandmother's insights into how to accent a wardrobe with vintage accessories, explaining how style can be informed through the stories of past-generation articles of clothing. . 1st US Edition. Hardcover. As New/As New.
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No Idle Hands: The Social History of American Knitting

by MacDonald, Anne L.

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Published
1990
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Very Good
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1st US Edition
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9780345362537
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New York: Ballantine Books, 1990 A fascinating and detailed account of the history of knitting in America It demonstrates " how the necessity-and the pleasure-of knitting has shaped women’s lives. Here is the Colonial woman for whom idleness was a sin, and her Victorian counterpart, who enjoyed the pleasure of knitting while visiting with friends; the war wife… Read more
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Costume : The Journal of the Costume Society # 8 1974

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1974
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First Thus.
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London: The Costume Society, 1974 A collection of paper on aspects of costume , both historical and contemporary 95p. illus.The paper cover has separated from the text. NOTE :This issue contains a short article on "Clothing Style in Vancouver " by Misao M. Batts [ pages 72-73]. First Thus.. Original Wraps. Very Good.
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The Afghan Amulet : Travels From the Hindu Kush to Razgrad

by Paine, Sheila

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Published
1994
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1st.US Ed..
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9780312112363
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New York: St.Martin's Press., 1994 A search for the origins of a traditional textile motif used as an amulet took Sheila Paine from Pakistan to Bulgaria, with descriptive accounts of her experiences travelling alone, the women she met and their situation, and especially her description of Afghanistan. 278p. illus.maps.index. 1st.US Ed... Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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The Afghan Amulet : Travels From the Hindu Kush to Razgrad

by Paine, Sheila

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Published
1994
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9780312112363
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New York: St.Martin's Press., 1994 A search for the origins of a traditional textile motif used as an amulet took Sheila Paine from Pakistan to Bulgaria, with descriptive accounts of her experiences travelling alone, the women she met and their situation, and especially her description of Afghanistan. 278p. illus.maps.index. 1st.US Ed... Hard Cover. As New/As New.
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The Fashion Conspiracy: A Remarkable Journey Through the Empires of Fashion

by Coleridge, Nicholas

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Published
1988
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1st UK Edition.
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9780434140572
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London: Heinemann, 1988 From the catwalks of Paris to the sweatshops of South Korea; from Seventh Avenue glitz to Tokyo new-wave.The sophisticated brokerings of the fashion conspiracy have generated a powerful new force in the world economy; designer money. Nicholas Coleridge presents a fascinating portrait of the jet-setting matrons who are the gurus and tyrants of the fashion press; of… Read more
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Alafoss Lopi

by Islenskur Textilidnadur HF

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First Thus.
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Iceland: Istex Ltd Large format paperback A guide to the "Original Nature Wool" Lopi yarns produced in Iceland by Islenskur Textilidnadur, with instructions and charts for knitting garments in traditional Icelandic patterns using natural wool. 64p. Illus. colour plates.. First Thus.. Softcover. Near Fine.
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Ukrainian Embroidery - a Study [IN UKRAINIAN]

by Wynnycka, Jaroslawa [Et.al]

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1982
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First Thus.
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Toronto: U.C.W.L.of Canada, 1982 Embroidery samplers of various regions of Ukraine. From the Seniors Group of the Ukrainian Catholic Women's League, Toromto.Text in Ukrainian and English. 68p. illus [some col] map bibliography. First Thus.. Softcover. Near Fine.
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Topkapi [IN ENGLISH AND ARABIC]

by Yapi-Kredi Bank

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Published
1982
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First Edition.
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Istanbul: Yapi-Kredi Bank, 1982 "This book has been prepared in the context of cultural activity of the Yapi-Kredi Bank for the occasion of the sixth annual meeting of the Devlopment Bank of Islam to be held in Istanbul." It begins with essays in English by various authors : The Harem by Cengiz Koseoglu /The Tiled Kiosk by Hulya Tuncay /… Read more
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The Splendor of Antique Rugs and Tapestries

by Nemati, Parvis

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Published
2001
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First.
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9780847857944
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New York: Rizzoli /PDN, 2001 For centuries, the design woven into Oriental rugs and the distinctive artistry of each rug-weaving area has reflected an uninterrupted cultural and historical tradition. The Splendor of Antique Rugs and Tapestries celebrates this glorious tradition in its sumptuous presentation of the remarkable achievements of weaving from the Oriental and Occidental world. Parviz Nemati believes that… Read more
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Bath: Bath, England, Spa Committee of the Bath City Council, 1964 Contains "A History of the Assembly Rooms" by John Nunn and "The Story of the Collection" by Doris Langley Moore . 39op, [+ advertisements]. Original Wraps. Very Good. Brochure/Pamphlet.
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Dye, Print, Stitch : Textiles by Thomas and Elizabeth Wardle

by King, Brenda M.

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Published
2009
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New from Publisher
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1st UK Edition.
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9781870926003
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Macclesfield: Macclesfield Museums Trust, 2009 Catalogue of an exhibition of textiles featuring the work of an embroidery guild, in Leek.Staffordshire. established by Elizabeth Wardle [wife of Thomas Wardle who operated the dye-works where the silks were produced] The exhibition included altar cloths and other textiles designed by William Morris and others 88p. illus [some col.]. 1st UK Edition.. Trade Paperback.… Read more
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The Root Of Wild Madder: Chasing The History, Mystery, And Lore Of The Persian Carpet

by Murphy, Brian

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2005
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1st US Edition.
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9780743264198
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 2005 From the remote villages of Afghanistan and Iran, down the ancient trade routes travelled for centuries, to the bazaars of Tehran and the markets of the Western world, every Persian carpet has a story to tell. Coming from a region known for its instability, this art form is one of the few constants, transcending… Read more
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Mummies of Urumchi

by Barber, Elizabeth Wayland

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Published
1999
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First Pbk.Ed..
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9780393320190
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New York: W W Norton & Co Inc, 1999 " Elizabeth Barber takes us on a fascinating journey to a remote part of arid Western China. Here 4,000-year-old mummies chronicle ethnic diversity along the ancient Silk Road that linked East and West for many centuries. Barber's complex detective story melds remarkably preserved woolen textiles with the latest medical technology to… Read more
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The Folk Costumes of Croatia

by Ribaric, Jelka Radaus

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Published
1975
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First Thus
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Zagreb: Spektar, 1975 General editor Drago Zdunic. Contributions from the Ethnographic Museum, Zagreb and other collections Beautifully illustrated survey of wonderful folk costumes from various regiions. 47p. of text + 88p. of colour photographs. Owner inscrtption on ffep, else fine Dj now protected in plastic sleeve.. First Thus. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Very Good, Slight Chips & Tear.
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Plain and Fancy : American Women and Their Needlework 1700-1850

by Swan, Susan Burrows

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Published
1977
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1st US Ed.
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New York: Holt Rinehart & Winston, 1977 "This is the story of early American women as they told it in their needlework... Plain & Fancy traces the social history of women and the evolution of stitchery trends and practices from 1700 to 1850. More than 150 photographs from the renowned collection of the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum in… Read more
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Tissus Coptes

by Zaloscer, Hilde

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Published
1963
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Lausanne: Payot, 1963 Small illustrated introduction to Coptic textiles in French (Orbis Pictus Vol.3). 48p. illus (col). Laminated Softcover. Very Good.
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