Les soieries d'art depuis les origines jusqu'à nos jours [The Art of Silk from its Origins to the Present Day]. Raymond Cox.

Les soieries d'art depuis les origines jusqu'à nos jours [The Art of Silk from its Origins to the Present Day]

Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1914.

1 color plate 100 black and white. 9 x 11 Hardback in Very Good condition. Rebound in half-cloth. Item #BOOKS008863I

French text. "A scholarly broad history of decorative silk textiles in Europe & the middle east, based on the collection of the Musée Historique des Tissus, Lyon, late antiquity - 19th century, organized chronologically, including sections on sericulture in China; general considerations on art & silk weaving; silk textiles in the Roman Empire & Byzantium, medieval Islam, Italy & Spain, & later France & Lyon, with a concluding section on Japan; 286 textiles shown with captions. A standard work." -Stichting Egress Foundation [CRES 1233] [CSROT 91].

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