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The Book Of Fine Linen
The Book Of Fine Linen
 
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Author : Francoise De Bonneville
Publisher : Flammarion
ISBN# : 2-08013-557-0
Pages : 208
Price :INR 3658
Offer Price:INR 3256
 
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Book Description
Household linens incarnate a complex tradition that spans centuries and an astounding breath of cultures. They exist in an infinite variety of fibers and weaves and can be adorned with embroidery, lace and other exquisite refinements. Linens have occasionally become so silken, so finely damasked and so magnificently decorated that they aroused passions and often represented some of the most prized elements of interiors, rivaling works of art. The Book of Fine Linen invites us to enter the elegant world of heirloom household fabrics, their use and manufacture, their embellishment and care. In her lively thematic treatment, Francoise de Bonneville presents countless fibers and materials as both quintessential examples of the weaver’s art and unusually revealing testaments of the history of daily life.
 
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