Silk: Fibre, Fabric and Fashion (Victoria and Albert Museum)

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Description

Silk has long captured the imagination of peoples round the globe, inspiring creativity in the making of luxurious textiles. This major new survey draws on the exceptional collections of London's Victoria and Albert Museum and explores tradition and innovation across the history and geography of silk production, celebrating the ingenuity and skill of designers and makers.
Structured by technique, from weaving and knitting to dyeing, printing and embroidery, this compendium showcases a rich variety of artworks, furnishings and clothing, including fashions from recent designer catwalk shows in North America, Asia and Europe.
Silk will inform every student, connoisseur and admirer of beautiful textiles.

With 620 illustrations in colour

Product Details

Price
£65.00  £60.45
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date
Language
English
Type
Hardback
EAN/UPC
9780500480656
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