Technique et Histoire: Etudes Textiles en l'Honneur de Gabriel Vial = Texhnique and History: Textile Studies in Honour of Gabriel Vial
by King, Donald et al.
Lyon: CIETA, 1992. No. 70. Softcover. VG-, clean and tight; light general shelf wear; name in ink, on title page, of textile expert.. Grey textured wraps with black lettering. 210 pp. with occasional bw figures, charts, and bw line drawings. Text language by article/author. Includes a list of contributing authors to this issue of the journal for the Centre International d'Etude des Textiles Anciens. Some of the topics include silks from Toji Temple; Medieval fabrics at the Cathedral of Toul; a technical study of the Islamic fabrices at the Vatican; remarks on 12th-13th-century Spanish samites; Renaissance silk velvet, and much more. The main focus of this edition is its dedication to Gabriel Vial, one of the main textile experts who did the original 1988 carbon-14 dating/examination of the Shroud of Turin, now a controversial issue.
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