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Twenty-one papers on the role of textiles in ancient religion in Greece, Italy, The Levant and the Near East. Examines the topics of textile production in sanctuaries, the use of textiles as votive offerings and ritual dress using epigraphy, literary sources, iconography and the archaeological material itself.
By Anni Albers
The classic book on the art and history of weaving--now expanded and in full color Written by one of the twentieth century's leading textile artists, this splendidly illustrated book is a luminous meditation on the art of weaving, its history, its tools and techniques, and its implications for modern design....
By Julia Skelly
This pioneering book explores the notion of 'radical decadence' as concept, aesthetic and lived experience, and as an analytical framework for the study of contemporary feminist textile art. Gendered discourses of decadence that perpetuate anxieties about women's power, consumption and pleasure are deconstructed through images of drug use, female sexuality...
Philippe Fatin is a traveller, photographer and collector who has established a world-class collection of tribal textiles from southern China.
"Published to accompany the exhibition Opus anglicanum: masterpieces of English medieval embroidery, at the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1 October 2016-5 February 2017"--Colophon.