AFRICAN TEXTILES

Author : John Gillow

KSh 2775.00

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ISBN No : 9780500292211

Publication : Thames & Hudson Ltd

Main Material : Paperback / softback

BOOK DETAIL

  • Size : 219 x 277 x 22 (mm)
  • Weight : 1210g
  • Language : -
  • EAN /UPC / ISBN: 9780500292211
  • Year Of Publication : 18 Jan 2016

DESCRIPTION

Now available in a compact paperback edition, this book remains the most comprehensive survey of African textiles on the market today, illustrating in over 570 spectacular colour photographs the traditional, handcrafted, indigenous textiles of the whole continent. Covering, region by region, the handmade textiles of West, North, East, Central and Southern Africa, African Textiles outlines the vast array of techniques used as well as the different types of loom, materials and dyes that help to create these sumptuous textiles. With a useful glossary and map, a guide to collections open to the public, and suggestions for further reading, this book provides a wealth of information on the rich art of African textiles.

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