In the woollen industry's heyday Gloucestershire had over 200 mills, producing cloth which was transported to markets all over the world: to Europe, Hudson's Bay, India;
"Introduces research and ideas-gathering techniques to help readers produce original textile designs."--
A lavish look at the art of Taroni s silk and fashion textiles, which have been found in the haute couture fashions of the world s leading designers, from Dior to Schiaparelli.
When thinking about lowering or changing consumption to lower carbon footprints, the obvious offenders come easily to mine: petroleum and petroleum products, paper and plastic, even food. But not clothes.
This book studies the hitherto unexplored history of the shawl and silk industries of Kashmir, India.
The first full history of Swaine Adeney Brigg, the London makers of luxury leather goods and umbrellas.
With important ramifications for studies relating to the impact of globalization, this book examines the relocation of the New... Læs mere