Indigo, Jenny Balfour-Paul, Archetype Publications, 2006, Near Fine HC

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Indigo
ISBN:
1904982158
Author:
Jenny Balfour-Paul
Publisher:
Archetype Publications Ltd.
Release Date:
2006
Seller Category:
FIBER ARTS
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Condition:
Used: Excellent
Sku: 00529
Notes: Near Fine, 4to, 9" x 11." Blue, glossy, pictorial paper-covered boards with white lettering to front cover and spine. Covers have slight rubbing to front and back and slightly bumped tips, else pristine and intact, binding tight. Pages pristine and intact. Replete with color illustrations. 264 pp., including illustrations, Appendix, Notes, Select Bibliography, Glossary, and Index. A comprehensive monograph about that iconic deep-blue dye, indigo. Includes a diverse array of topics including the history of indigo from antiquity to the Middle Ages, indigo in denim, indigo plants, international production of indigo, decorative techniques and indigo in art, indigo textiles for both the elite and everyday people, medicinal and cosmetic uses of indigo, and the future of indigo.