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Silk: Fibre, Fabric and Fashion


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Examining the history and variety of the fabric that has long exemplified luxury, Silk: Fibre, Fabric and Fashion; draws on the extensive collections at the Victoria and Albert Museum. This publication traverses the fascinating history and geography of silk production, while celebrating the creativity and skill of designers and craftsmen across the globe.
More than 600 colour illustrations display a rich plethora of artworks, furnishings, clothing and contemporary catwalk fashions in sections structured by technique, delving into practises from weaving and knitting to dyeing, printing and embroidery. This book will inform and fascinate any admirer of beautiful textiles, from the amateur to the connoisseur.




23.88cm x 4.83cm x 28.96cm



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