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HISTORY OF TEXTILE DESIGN By Akhil Ashdhir
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A concise, informative and interesting look at evolution and development of textile design through the history of mankind. This critical work was taken up with two kinds of readers in mind. One who... More > is in textile/fashion designing field looking for some accurate and usful information concerning evolution and development of fabric design.It would help them to get inspirations and new ideas for their future work. Other kind of reader, who is curious and interested in knowing the history of objects and articles we use in our daily life, like cloth which we take it for granted. For instance,how silk fabric came out of China? reads like a thriller;can any one with some knowledge of textile, imagine to deconstruct a cloth and make a new one with entirely new design!.There are quite a few,fairly, representative collection of plates from various periods.I hope it is of some interest to someone!< Less
HISTORY OF TEXTILE DESIGN By Akhil Ashdhir
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A concise, informative and interesting look at evolution and development of textile design through the history of mankind. This critical work was taken up with two kinds of readers in mind. One who... More > is in textile/fashion designing field looking for some accurate and usful information concerning evolution and development of fabric design.It would help them to get inspirations and new ideas for their future work. Other kind of reader, who is curious and interested in knowing the history of objects and articles we use in our daily life, like cloth which we take it for granted. For instance,how silk fabric came out of China? reads like a thriller;can any one with some knowledge of textile, imagine to deconstruct a cloth and make a new one with entirely new design!.There are quite a few,fairly, representative collection of plates from various periods.I hope it is of some interest to someone!< Less
History of Textile Design By Akhil Ashdhir
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A concise, informative and interesting look at evolution and development of textile design through the history of mankind. This critical work was taken up with two kinds of readers in mind. One who... More > is in textile/fashion designing field looking for some accurate and usful information concerning evolution and development of fabric design.It would help them to get inspirations and new ideas for their future work. Other kind of reader, who is curious and interested in knowing the history of objects and articles we use in our daily life, like cloth which we take it for granted. For instance,how silk fabric came out of China reads like a thriller;can any one with some knowledge of textile, imagine to deconstruct a cloth and make a new one with entirely new design!.There are quite a few,fairly, representative collection of plates from various periods.I hope it is of some interest to someone!< Less
Textile Terminologies from the Orient to the Mediterranean and Europe, 1000 BC to 1000 AD By Salvatore Gaspa et al.
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The papers in this volume derive from the conference on textile terminology held in June 2014 at the University of Copenhagen. Around 50 experts from the fields of Ancient History, Indo-European... More > Studies, Semitic Philology, Assyriology, Classical Archaeology, and Terminology from twelve different countries came together at the Centre for Textile Research, to discuss textile terminology, semantic fields of clothing and technology, loan words, and developments of textile terms in Antiquity. They exchanged ideas, research results, and presented various views and methods. This volume contains 35 chapters, divided into five sections: • Textile terminologies across the ancient Near East and the Southern Levant • Textile terminologies in Europe and Egypt • Textile terminologies in metaphorical language and poetry • Textile terminologies: examples from China and Japan • Technical terms of textiles and textile tools and methodologies of classifications< Less
The History of Ilkeston By Richard Pearson
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Ilkeston is a town within the Borough of Erewash, in Derbyshire, England. It lies on the River Erewash, from which the local borough takes its name. Its population at the 2001 census was 37,550,... More > increasing to 38,640 at the 2011 Census. Its major industries were traditionally coal mining, iron working and lace making / textiles, but these have all but disappeared in the last few decades. Ilkeston was probably founded in the 6th century AD, and gets its name from its supposed founder, Elch or Elcha, who was an Anglian chieftain ("Elka's Tun" = Elka's Town). The town appears as Tilchestune in the Domesday Book when it was owned principally by Gilbert de Ghent. Gilbert also controlled nearby Shipley, West Hallam and Stanton by Dale. Ilkeston was created a borough by Queen Victoria in 1887.< Less
A History of the Corsicana Cotton Mill By John C. Barron
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Documents the history of the Corsicana Texas cotton mill and its employees.
A History of British Rag Rugs By Karen Griffiths
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There are two traditional methods recognised in Britain for making rugs from waste fabric and hessian, hooky and proddy. Proddy has many different names but produces a shaggy pile most suited to... More > abstract designs while hooky results in a smooth surface and is often used for pictorial designs. The techniques are well-known but their origins in Britain are unclear and there are few published accounts. The following paper explores new thinking about the origins and history of this little known craft.< Less
The History of Woad and the Medieval Woad Vat By John Edmonds
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A short history of the techniques used for indigo dyeing from woad before the introduction of synthetic dyes. John Edmonds is a retired engineer who has researched and recreated the textile dyes used... More > in Europe from 500 BC to the 19th century. The ancient methods using woad and imperial purple have been of particular interest. In 2003 he was awarded the Open Prize for the Presentation of Heritage Research at the British Association's Festival of Science.< Less
Prehistoric Textile Art of Eastern United States Thirteenth Annual Report of the Beaurau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution 1891-1892, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1896, pages 3-46 By William Henry Holmes
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Holmes (December 1, 1846 – April 20, 1933)... More > — known as W.H. Holmes — was an American explorer, anthropologist, archaeologist, artist, scientific illustrator, cartographer, mountain climber, geologist and museum curator and director.William Henry Holmes was born on a farm near Cadiz, in Harrison County, Ohio, to Joseph and Mary Heberling Holmes on December 1, 1846. One of his forebears was the Rev. Obadiah Holmes, who emigrated to Salem, Massachusetts in 1638. William Henry Holmes graduated from the McNeely Normal School, Hopedale, Ohio in 1870 and afterwards briefly taught drawing, painting, natural history, and geology at the School. In 1889 the school awarded him an honorary A.B. (Bachelor of Arts) degree. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Holmes< Less
A Fox Family History: Book Two By Kevin Fox
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"A Fox Family History: Family History and Genealogy for the Descendants of Archer and Mabel Fox of Wilton, New Hampshire, Book Two: The Wilton Years" records the story of the Archer and... More > Mabel Fox family of Wilton, NH during the early and mid-20th century. Archer supported a growing brood of children while managing various operations on an apple and dairy farm. During the war years, Mabel worked on the night shift at a textile mill in town to help with the college expenses of the older children. Together they reared and educated eight children to productive lives and relative prosperity. The family’s often challenging experiences during WWI, the Great Depression, and WWII are profiled. The second part of this work (Book Two–Part II) is the author’s story—as the youngest of the family he was able to observe the lives of his older siblings unfold as he grew up and came of age in the fifties and sixties.< Less

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Our World Our World By Deleah Payne
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