Minneapolis: Dos Tejedoras, 1985. Hardcover. Mottled, red leatherette boards with gilt lettering. 198 pp. with 20 color plates; bw illustrations of all sorts throughout, numbered by chapter. Fine covers; text clean and tight but with former owner's name in two places; end papers very foxed; minor foxing to page ends when closed. A very nice, hardcover copy in a lovely binding. Apparently missing a page of color plates, but there is no evidence in the binding that anything has been removed. Item #152758
Pre-Columbian double cloth is one of the world's great textile traditions. This book takes a comprehensive look at the varieties of double cloth preserved in museums and private collections. Included are fabric analyses, detailed weaving instructions, appendices with endless kinds of knots and several pattern diagrams and grid sheets, and detailed chapters on different kinds of weaves, warps, related weaves, and more. A must for collectors and weavers alike. NOTE: The ISBN in the book is for the paperback copy. This specific volume likely was personally rebound by the owner.
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