World Textiles: a sourcebook

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Highlights from all nine volumes of the highly successful Fabric Folios series to create the essential single-volume textile and design sourcebook.

Featuring textiles from the Balkans, Middle East, Asia, Africa, Central and South America, this book reveals an eclectic selection of 150 textiles that illustrate the richness and diversity of world textiles. With commentary that highlights the key features of the designs and sets them in their social and cultural context, this book gives insight into the significance of pattern and symbolism and tells the stories behind these spectacular works.

Awash with vibrant colour, fascinating motifs and an assortment of striking and intricate patterns, this sourcebook offers a wealth of inspiration for using colour and pattern and is a must- have for anyone interested in textiles and design.

  • Product Code: CMC50932
  • AUTHOR: Diane Waller, Shelagh Weir, Sheila Paine, Gina Corrigan, Ann Hecht, Chloe Sayer, Chris Spring and Julie Hudson, John Gillow
  • NUMBER OF PAGES: 368 pages
  • FORMAT: Paperback with flaps
  • Size: 225mm x 225mm
  • SUBTITLE: A Sourcebook
  • Illustrations: 400 colour, 9 maps

Highlights from all nine volumes of the highly successful Fabric Folios series to create the essential single-volume textile and design sourcebook.

Featuring textiles from the Balkans, Middle East, Asia, Africa, Central and South America, this book reveals an eclectic selection of 150 textiles that illustrate the richness and diversity of world textiles. With commentary that highlights the key features of the designs and sets them in their social and cultural context, this book gives insight into the significance of pattern and symbolism and tells the stories behind these spectacular works.

Awash with vibrant colour, fascinating motifs and an assortment of striking and intricate patterns, this sourcebook offers a wealth of inspiration for using colour and pattern and is a must- have for anyone interested in textiles and design.

  • Product Code: CMC50932
  • AUTHOR: Diane Waller, Shelagh Weir, Sheila Paine, Gina Corrigan, Ann Hecht, Chloe Sayer, Chris Spring and Julie Hudson, John Gillow
  • PAGES: 368 pages
  • FORMAT: Paperback with flaps