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The Resource Textiles : the whole story : uses, meanings, significance, Beverly Gordon

Textiles : the whole story : uses, meanings, significance, Beverly Gordon

Label
Textiles : the whole story : uses, meanings, significance
Title
Textiles
Title remainder
the whole story : uses, meanings, significance
Statement of responsibility
Beverly Gordon
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses how textiles are an integral part of the human life journey from cradle to grave in a multitude of practical, symbolic and spiritual ways. This title illustrates the many uses of textiles in our everyday lives. It outlines how textiles are a means of communication functional, political and artistic and a metaphor for transcendence
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gordon, Beverly
Dewey number
746
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT525
LC item number
.G673 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Textile fabrics
  • Textile fabrics
  • Clothing and dress
Label
Textiles : the whole story : uses, meanings, significance, Beverly Gordon
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"With 380 illustrations, 318 in colour"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The very fabric of existence : textiles in human consciousness -- Living on the earth : textiles and human survival -- The ties that bind : the social meanings of textiles -- Cloth and temporal power : money, trade, status, and control -- Cloth as communication : expressing meaning, messages, and beauty -- Textiles and the spirit : the sacred, spiritual, and healing significance of cloth
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9780500515662
Lccn
2011922631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly col. ill.
System control number
  • ocn755665069
  • (OCoLC)755665069
Label
Textiles : the whole story : uses, meanings, significance, Beverly Gordon
Publication
Note
"With 380 illustrations, 318 in colour"
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The very fabric of existence : textiles in human consciousness -- Living on the earth : textiles and human survival -- The ties that bind : the social meanings of textiles -- Cloth and temporal power : money, trade, status, and control -- Cloth as communication : expressing meaning, messages, and beauty -- Textiles and the spirit : the sacred, spiritual, and healing significance of cloth
Dimensions
27 cm.
Extent
304 p.
Isbn
9780500515662
Lccn
2011922631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly col. ill.
System control number
  • ocn755665069
  • (OCoLC)755665069

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