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Silk in Africa (Fabric Folios)

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Book News Annotation:

Richly illustrated with color photos on every page, this work highlights the diversity of silk textiles from Africa, focusing on 30 pieces from the British Museum's collection. Pieces range from textiles commissioned by royalty and high-ranking officials to pieces used in every day life and ritual. An introduction explains details of textile production in Africa, profiles artisans, and describes the significance of pattern and symbolism in the pieces. The authors are curators in the Department of Ethnography at the British Museum. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780295982359
Author:
Spring, Chris
Author:
Hudson, Julie
Publisher:
University of Washington Press
Location:
Seattle, WA
Subject:
General
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Textile Arts
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Trades
Subject:
Economic Conditions
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum
Subject:
Silk
Subject:
Silk industry
Subject:
Technical & Manufacturing Industries & Trades
Subject:
Silk - Africa
Subject:
Silk industry - Africa
Copyright:
Series:
Fabric Folios
Series Volume:
126
Publication Date:
August 2002
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
88
Dimensions:
8.86x8.88x.34 in. .81 lbs.

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