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African Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection


Super Savings Item! Save 36% on the African Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection by Clarke Duncan at Translate This Website. MPN: 230 colour. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. This book offers a fascinating journey through the history and culture of textiles in Africa drawn from the private collection of Karun Thakar, widely considered to be one of the best in the world. This collection of rare and exquisite textiles from Central, Northern, and West Africa includes weavings from Ghana, Nigeria, and the Ivory Coast; embroideries, veils, and haiks from Morocco and Tunisia; and raffia fabrics from Congo. Organized by region, each piece is dramatically photographed to


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This book offers a fascinating journey through the history and culture of textiles in Africa drawn from the private collection of Karun Thakar, widely considered to be one of the best in the world. This collection of rare and exquisite textiles from Central, Northern, and West Africa includes weavings from Ghana, Nigeria, and the Ivory Coast; embroideries, veils, and haiks from Morocco and Tunisia; and raffia fabrics from Congo. Organized by region, each piece is dramatically photographed to highlight the extraordinary colors, patterns, and skill with which it was created. Drawn from a collection consisting of over 4,000 pieces, this book illustrates the most important textiles fromthe renowned collection. The book provides not only a thrillingsample of timeless patterns and designs but also a historicalperspective that deepens our understanding of the importanceof woven materials in the African tradition.

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Manufacturer:Prestel
Brand:Clarke Duncan
Part Number:230 colour
Publisher:Prestel
Studio:Prestel
MPN:230 colour
EAN:9783791381633
Item Weight:0 pounds
Item Size:1.31 x 13.06 x 13.06 inches
Package Weight:6.2 pounds
Package Size:9.8 x 1.3 x 1.3 inches

African Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection by Clarke Duncan

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