The art of the loom: weaving, spinning, and dyeing across the world

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Supported by 170 illustrations (60 in color) Hecht's text focuses on eight areas of special interest: Navaho weaving; bedouin textiles in the Middle EAst; West African narrowstrip weaving; Indonesian textiles; "kasuri" resist dyeing in Japan; inlay weaving in Nepal; brocaded motifs from Guatemala; and Peruvian tapestry weaving. She describes the fibers used, the methods of spinning and dyeing, the types of loom, and the techniques of weaving with examples of the textiles from each area. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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subject_facet Dyes and dyeing, Hand spinning, Hand weaving
title_display The art of the loom : weaving, spinning, and dyeing across the world
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