Shawls of the east
Nemati, Parvis. Shawls of the East: From Kerman to Kashmir
Stunning book, with superb illustrations, especially its concentration on the final phase of major shawl production in India.
Discusses twill weaving in the Islamic world, contribution of Persian art and the significance of shawl making as a business and subject to fashion.
Essential text and pictorial reference for those with an interest in these textiles.
332pp.,, 250 col. illus., diagrams, glossary, hardbound. Review –Hali 134. 3.6kg.