Embroidery Has Been Practised For Thousands Of Years Throughout The World In The West, Traditions Have Been Subject To Trade And Fashion, But Across The Continents Of The Less Developed World, Embroidery Continues To Be Rooted In Ancient Beliefs And Superstitions This Book Examines In Detail The Symbolism Of The Motifs And Designs Of These Textiles.
Sheila Paine is a world expert on tribal societies and textiles Her passion for travel began when she was very young and has taken her across the world, from Africa to Pakistan She is a fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and has worked as a professional translator interpreter in French, German, Italian, and Spanish Her museum quality collection includes embroidery and amulets and has been
- 192 pages
- Embroidered Textiles: A World Guide to Traditional Patterns
- Sheila Paine
- 22 December 2017 Sheila Paine