9780500516607

INDIGO CL

  • ISBN 13:

    9780500516607

  • ISBN 10:

    050051660X

  • Edition: 00
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 04/17/2013
  • Publisher: THAMES&HUD

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Summary

Gloriously pieced together, much like the fine garments it portrays, this colorful book takes the reader on an international tour of indigo-colored textiles, presenting a huge swathe of remarkable clothing, people, and fabric. Catherine Legrand has spent more than twenty years traveling and researching the subject, and she has a deep knowledge of the ancient techniques, patterns, and clothing traditions that characterize ethnic textile design. The book explores the production of indigo textiles throughout America, China, India, Africa, Central Asia, Japan, Laos, and Vietnam. It features more than 500 color photographs and is completed by specially commissioned drawings that provide close-ups of patterns and cloths.

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