Fabric : the hidden history of the material world
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New York : Pegasus Books, [2022].
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Book
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First Pegasus Books cloth edition.
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512 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
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Language
English
ISBN
9781639361632, 1639361634

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Includes bibliographical references (pages [478]-494) and index.
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From our earliest ancestors to babies born today, fabric is a necessary part of our everyday lives, but it's also an opportunity for creativity, symbolism, culture and connection. Traveling across the world and bringing history to life, bestselling author Victoria Finlay investigates how and why people have made and used cloth. A century ago in Wales, women would sew their own funeral clothes over tea with friends. In Papua New Guinea, bark is stripped from trees and beaten into cloth. Harris Tweed has a particular smell, while Guatemalan weavers use dazzling colors. Uncovering the stories of the fabrics people wear and use from sacking to silk, Fabric combines science, history, tradition and art in a captivating exploration of how we live, work, craft and care.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Finlay, V. (2022). Fabric: the hidden history of the material world (First Pegasus Books cloth edition.). Pegasus Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Finlay, Victoria. 2022. Fabric: The Hidden History of the Material World. New York: Pegasus Books.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Finlay, Victoria. Fabric: The Hidden History of the Material World New York: Pegasus Books, 2022.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Finlay, Victoria. Fabric: The Hidden History of the Material World First Pegasus Books cloth edition., Pegasus Books, 2022.

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