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The Resource African textiles : looms, weaving and design, John Picton and John Mack

African textiles : looms, weaving and design, John Picton and John Mack

Label
African textiles : looms, weaving and design
Title
African textiles
Title remainder
looms, weaving and design
Statement of responsibility
John Picton and John Mack
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Picton, John
Dewey number
746/.096
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NK8987
LC item number
.P52
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mack, John
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Textile fabrics
  • Textiles et tissus
  • Textilien
  • Afrika
Label
African textiles : looms, weaving and design, John Picton and John Mack
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 204-205
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: The cultural context of textiles; What is a textile?; Textile design; The economic status of weavers -- 2. The raw materials: wool; silk; cotton; bast; raphia; indigo and other dyes; barkcloth and other felted fabrics -- 3. The loom: methods of applying warp tension; shedding devices; the structural basis of textile design -- 4. The single-heddle loom: the Berber loom; the Nigerian vertical loom; single-heddle looms with discrete warp lengths -- 5. The double-heddle loom in West Africa; Mende, Bambara, Fulani, Djerma, Hausa, Yoruba, Ashanti, Ewe, Manjako-Pepel, variations of loom structure -- 6. Weaving in Madagascar: Malagasy loom types; Malagasy cloth -- 7. Pattern-dyeing: Yoruba adire cloth; Bambara mud cloth -- 8. Drawn, painted, printed and stencilled patterns -- 9. Appliqué and related techniques: quilting; patchwork -- 10. Embroidery: embroidery in West Africa; Bakuba embroidery
Control code
6020636
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9780714115528
Lccn
80500947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)89274
  • (OCoLC)6020636
Label
African textiles : looms, weaving and design, John Picton and John Mack
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 204-205
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction: The cultural context of textiles; What is a textile?; Textile design; The economic status of weavers -- 2. The raw materials: wool; silk; cotton; bast; raphia; indigo and other dyes; barkcloth and other felted fabrics -- 3. The loom: methods of applying warp tension; shedding devices; the structural basis of textile design -- 4. The single-heddle loom: the Berber loom; the Nigerian vertical loom; single-heddle looms with discrete warp lengths -- 5. The double-heddle loom in West Africa; Mende, Bambara, Fulani, Djerma, Hausa, Yoruba, Ashanti, Ewe, Manjako-Pepel, variations of loom structure -- 6. Weaving in Madagascar: Malagasy loom types; Malagasy cloth -- 7. Pattern-dyeing: Yoruba adire cloth; Bambara mud cloth -- 8. Drawn, painted, printed and stencilled patterns -- 9. Appliqué and related techniques: quilting; patchwork -- 10. Embroidery: embroidery in West Africa; Bakuba embroidery
Control code
6020636
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
208 pages
Isbn
9780714115528
Lccn
80500947
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (WaOLN)89274
  • (OCoLC)6020636

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