Textiles of the Islamic World Hardcover


  • By John Gillow
  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd (23 September 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0500515271
  • ISBN-13: 9780500515273
  • Product Dimensions: 24.9 x 3.6 x 31.8 cm

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This volume offers a sumptuously illustrated, region-by-region survey of textiles made, worn, used and displayed in the Islamic world. The text includes details of dozens of textile techniques, such as loom types, materials, forms of decoration and local specialities, paired with specially taken colour images of textiles on display, photographs of weavers and dyers in action, and rare historical material.