"Embroidered Textiles" by Sheila Paine



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This beautifully illustrated book (508 illustrations, 362 in color) examines in detail the fascinating symbolism of the motifs and patterns that give life to traditional textiles from around the world.  Published in 1999 and 2009.  Paperback.  235 pages. Quite heavy, so only available for shipment within the US.

"This gorgeous book is capable of charming both connoissseurs and those who have never sewn a stitch." - Wall Street Journal

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