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5000 Years of Textiles

 Author: Jennifer Harris  Category:  Publisher: British Museum Press  : 1993  ISBN: 0-7141-1769-2  Language: English  Tags:embroidery | fabrics | History | Textile |
A work of reference which performs as a comprehensive survey of textile art and production around the world, dating from prehistory to the present day. Subjects include costumes, period interiors, and archive photographs; also a variety of fabrics ranging from the simplest handwoven cloth to rich brocades and intricate embroidery.