Embroidery of the Greek Islands by Roderick Taylor
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Embroidery of the Greek Islands
By Roderick Taylor

Embroidery of the Greek Islands

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Embroidery of the Greek Islands by Roderick Taylor

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This lavishly illustrated volume is the most complete study of Greek island embroidery yet published. Each group of islands developed quite different styles and repertoires of designs using linen, cotton, and silk. Varying populations -- urban foreigners and rural natives, Catholic towns and Orthodox villages, invading navies and armies -- all contributed to a fusion of styles and motifs that led to one of the greatest displays of decorative folk art to be found anywhere in the world. The styles range from aristocratic and patrician designs from Rhodes, the monochrome geometric work of Naxos, to the exuberant narrative style of Skyros and the Ottoman-influenced work of Epirus.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781566562898
ISBN-10: 1566562899
Format: Hardback
(288mm x 224mm x 23mm)
Pages: 192
Imprint: Interlink Books
Publisher: Interlink Publishing Group, Inc
Publish Date: 2-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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