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Weavings of War: Fabrics of Memory

By: Cooke, Ariel Zeitlin; Marsha MacDowell, eds.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Michigan State University Museum: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3172

Condition: Fine


Wraps, 20.4 by 20.3 cm, xiii 101 pp., illus. in color. Fine. A catalog for Weavings of War, “a landmark exhibition that brings together, for the first time, art that has arisen out of the distinct textile traditions scattered around the world but that share a common focus. Textile artists, mostly women, have broken with their traditions of nonfigurative work to use pictorial imagery to communicate their personal and collective experiences with war. Though these textiles arise from disparate cultural groups and reflect conflicts situated in areas of the world thousands of miles apart, occ... View more info

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Fancy Beads from the West African Trade

By: Picard, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Carmel, CA, Picard African Imports: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3096

Condition: Near Fine


Vol. III in the “Beads from the West African Trade” series. Wraps, 21.5 by 28 cm, 15 pp., heavily illus. in color. Near fine with faint corner wear. An introduction to “fancy and exotic” beads—mostly Venetian—from the West African trade, including a two-page essay and John and Ruth Picard and twelve pages of illustrations. View more info

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Esoteric Textiles

By: Shirley Day Ltd.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Shirley Day Ltd.: nd

Seller ID: 3094

Condition: Very Good


Not dated (circa mid- to late-1990s). Card wraps with plastic snap binding, 21 by 29.7 cm, [32] pp., illus. Very good with light edge and corner wear, and a tiny tear on the bottom edge of the front cover. A catalog from the gallery of Shirley Day featuring 15 full-page color illustrations of textiles from Peru, Uzbekistan, Bolivia, Cameroon, Zaire, Rwanda, East Sumba, Borneo, Indonesia, Indonesia, Bali, and South Sumatra. The only texts are captions on the facing pages that list the location, material, date, and size of the shoulder cloth, tunic, skirt, ceremonial screen, etc. View more info

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Quilts

By: Stevens, Christine

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dyfed, Gomer Press/National Museum of Wales: 1993

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 137

ISBN: 086383941X

Condition: Very Good +


Dyfed: Gomer Press/National Museum of Wales, 1993. First edition. Paperback. Very Good +. Book is in very good condition with only very faint cover wear. Softcover. No writing, names, or bookplate. NOT ex-library. First Edition. View more info

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Tribal & Textile Arts: The New York International Show, Fine Arts & Textiles of Native Cultures, XI 2005

By: The New York International Tribal & Textile Arts Show

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The New York International Tribal & Textile Arts Show: 2005

Seller ID: 3171

Condition: Near Fine


Wraps with die-cut front cover, 17.7 by 22.9 cm, 118 pp., heavily illus. in color. Near fine but for a small spot (15 by 10 mm) on the first page of the first essay. Exhibitor guide to the eleventh installment of The show. Includes “In Celebration of the Fragment” by Thomas Murray and “Berber Carpets in the Context of 20th Century Architecture” by Harald Bichler, Gebhart Blazek, and Heidrun Steinhauser, followed by advertisements for the exhibitors, the bulk of the publication, and a who’s who of dealers in fine tribal arts. View more info