The Techniques of Ply-Split Braiding

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The Techniques of Ply-Split Braiding

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The Techniques of Ply-Split Braiding
By Peter Collingwood

After scanning over this book, one unfamiliar with the author might be surprised to know that this is his seventh book on a textile technique. You might feel that a book so complex and thorough would have taken the author a lifetime. The author explains in his introduction that this book is for either the textile pioneer to learn about the ethnic background of this technique or for an ethnologist to learn a new craft for their studies. We who love a challenge in our textile studies will find this rare technique well illustrated and strictly organized. Most of the samples are camel and livestock trappings and sturdy to the nth power. A modern textile artist will find this ancient technique a new adventure. Many illustrations and a black & white gallery of examples of braids and tools.

Hardcover, 120 pages 
8 X 10 inches 
Published 1998
ISBN-13: 9780962558696 
ISBN-10: 0962558699

Price: $60.00

SKU: Collingwood