Craft Traditions of the World: Locally Made, Globally Inspiring

By: Sentence, Bryan and Polly

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Hardcover with dust jacket, 25 by 28.6 cm, 240 pp., illus. New, still in the publisher’s shrinkwrap. From the publisher: “The diversity of the crafts included here is truly astonishing: Berber flatweaves, North African amulets, Tibetan tiger rugs, Japanese kokeshi dolls, Aborigine microlith tools, Maori fish hooks, North American carved gourds, Amazonian pottery, Hungarian painted eggs, Venetian glass beads, German and French tin-glazed ceramics, Pacific totem poles, Shaker boxes… The book is organized geographically?North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Australasia and Oceania?and each section is subdivided into specific crafts. The techniques used in a particular craft and its history?from Andean backstrap weaving and Polish paper cutting to Hausa embroidery and wood carving in the Hindu Kush?are explained and illustrated, highlighting an incredible diversity of styles. Complete with a bibliography and information on museums, this survey celebrates skills found all around the world.” Heavily illustrated in full color.”

Title: Craft Traditions of the World: Locally Made, Globally Inspiring

Author Name: Sentence, Bryan and Polly

Categories: Africa, Art, Asia,

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2009

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Seller ID: 3074