Год издания: 2002
Издатель: Thames and Hudson
Количество страниц: 208
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French mourning wreaths; Ukrainian easter eggs; Norwegian bodices; Chinese slippers; Pakistani hair tassels; Egyptian belly-dancing outfits; Central Asian tent decorations; Maasai wedding dresses; Xhosa neckpieces; Athabaskan shot pouches and Sioux moccasins ... from Greenland to Bali, beadwork from all around the world is illustrated and its history revealed in this remarkable book. The amazing worldwide transformation of very small, usually uniformly coloured, beads into intricate articles or embellishments is turned into a coherent story for the first time. The earliest drawn glass beads were produced from around 200 BC in various locations in India and exported for centuries along the major trade routes to Africa and Asia. From the 16th century on beads made in Europe became highly desirable trade items and spread throughout the world. After an introduction and an in-depth survey of bead manufacturing centres in Europe and Asia, the book is organized into five...