1991 · London
by Murphy, Veronica and Rosemary Crill
London: Victoria and Albert Museum, 1991. Hardcover. VG-/G. Minor shelf wear to spine and slight yellowing to edge of pages. Dust jacket contains noticeable shelf wear and yellowing on flaps.. Reddish hardcover with stamped emblem, gold lettering on spine. Black dust jacket with image of textiles and white and beige lettering. 206 pp. 174 color/14 BW illustrations and map. Showcasing the beautiful handiwork of Indian tie-dye work from various centuries, this book contains many photos of textile materials and styles with bios of each. This book is divided into two sections, one in which Crill discusses the traidition of tie-dying, and the second devoted to Murphy's study of the Bengal export trade of tie-dyed handkerchiefs.
(Inventory #: 162740)