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Indigo : the colour that changed the world

Author: Catherine Legrand
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines indigo dyeing techniques across the world. Includes a compendium of samples of indigo textiles.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Catherine Legrand
ISBN: 050051660X 9780500516607
OCLC Number: 805013605
Description: 286 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 27 x 30 cm
Contents: A blue journey : indigo plants from around the world --
Rival blues : Europe --
Ai : Japan --
Landium : China --
Chàm : Laos and Vietnam --
Nila : India --
Indigo trail : from East to West --
Gara : Africa --
Añil : Central America.
Other Titles: Indigo, the color that changed the world
Responsibility: Catherine Legrand.

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Takes the reader on an international tour of indigo-coloured textiles, presenting a huge swathe of remarkable clothing, people and fabric. This title explores the production of Indigo textiles  Read more...

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This sumptuous book can be appreciated on all levels: a history of the production and trade of dyes and textiles; an anthropology of textile production; and a stunning visual catalog of the Read more...

 
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