HNW - Middle Eastern Textiles

Ceridwen Attwood cattwood at linknet.kitsap.lib.wa.us
Sun Oct 19 11:28:26 PDT 1997


I would be interested in hearing about any good sources for this, also...

On Sun, 19 Oct 1997, Laura Barwick wrote:

> Hi Everyone!
> I'm interested in finding out more about Middle Eastern beadwork and
> textiles, can you suggest any good sources? I'm not focusing on any
> particular period (or even place) yet. I'm a fairly experienced beadworker,
> but the ME is a new area of interest for me, so forgive me if I sound
> naive. Any suggestions for a starting point would be much appreciated. I'm
> particularly interested in Shisha (mirror) embroidery or beadwork.
> 
> Can you point me towards:
> 1)Traditional colours?
> 2)Traditional designs/motifs?
> 3)Things I should avoid?
> 4)Any good books?
> 
> This list is a wonderful resource, and I'd like to thank all those generous
> folks who contribute their time and knowledge.
> 
>       Laura Barwick
>       Canberra, ACT, Australia
>       laurab at dynamite.com.au
> 
> 
> 
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