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Description - Tribal Textiles from Southwest China by Catherine Bourzat

Philippe Fatin is a traveller, photographer and collector who has established a world-class collection of tribal textiles from southern China. These exquisitely colourful, hand-woven textiles are highly prized by collectors and here for the first time is the most extensive collection of garments collected from tribes across southern China including the Bahzai, Zhouxi, Xijiang and Gedong amongst others. The distinctive styles, colours and motifs from each are looked at in turn and the remarkable photographs allow the reader to appreciate the intricacy of each piece and the tradition prized by each tribe. Profusely illustrated, the book not only studies the designs themselves but shows the ceremonies the textiles are made for, the traditional weaving methods employed as well other ornamentation's such as headpieces and fastenings. Dying techniques and other working methods are also discussed. 320 colour photos

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Book Details

ISBN: 9786167339719
ISBN-10: 6167339716
Format: Paperback / softback
(300mm x 255mm x 0mm)
Pages: 254
Imprint: River Books
Publisher: River Books
Publish Date: 17-Oct-2016
Country of Publication: Thailand

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Author Biography - Catherine Bourzat

Written by acclaimed writer Catherine Bourzat whose previous works includes books on India and Sri Lanka.

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