With warp and weft : the textiles and cotumes of Metsovo (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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With warp and weft : the textiles and cotumes of Metsovo

Author: Catherine Van Steen; Helenē Lykiardopoulou
Publisher: Athens : Kapon Editions, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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The village of Metsovo, in the Greek Pindos mountain range, is famous for uniqueness of its hand-woven textiles. This book looks in detail at the techniques, history and designs considering their  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Van Steen; Helenē Lykiardopoulou
ISBN: 9607037782 9789607037787
OCLC Number: 191735282
Description: 159 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: Hidden Secrets of Metsovo TextilesA Few Words obout MetsovoHousehold Textiles Uses of the TextilesCreating the TextilesMaking the Metsovite TextilesMaterial and Weave StructureTextile Fulling in Metsovo The Watermill and Fulling ProcessTypes of Household TextilesFloor CoversTextiles for The Doorway Textiles for The Wall Textiles for The Fireplace Textiles for The Basia Cushion Covers Flokatis - Velentzas Textile MotifsWomen's CostumeEveryday and Festive CostumeBridal CostumeMen's CostumeDimitaBourazanaOvercoats and Capes Decorative Designs of the Woven TextilesGlossary
Responsibility: Catherine Van Steen, Eleni Lykiardopoulos ; prologue, Ioanna Papantoniou ; introductory text, Elena Averoff.

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