Embroidered Textiles: Traditional Patterns from Five Continents


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Book Title: Embroidered Textiles: Traditional Patterns from Five Continents
Author: Sheila Paine
Language(s): English
Published: Rizzoli – 1990
Format & Size: Hardcover w/ Dust Jacket – 8″ x 9.75″
Pages: 192 pages
Book Condition: Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good Condition
Description: Nice book featuring traditional embroidered textiles from around the world. 171 color photos in addition to numerous black/white historical photos and line drawings. Beautiful costumes from Europe, Africa, the Middle East, Asia, and the Americas. There are photos of embroidery, beadwork, weavings, etc. The high-quality photos show the variety of folk costumes from around the world. Exquisite Palestinian dresses, Romanian embroidered coats, Afghani shawls, Russian towels, samplers, Persian marriage shawls, prayer cloths, aprons, linen blouses, wool vests, Slovak bonnets, Greek and Macedonian costumes, Indian saris, Tunisian cloth, Native American beadwork, and much more.

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Weight 2.5 lbs