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A material world : fibre, colour & pattern /

by Powerhouse Museum; Sumner, Christina; Cochrane, Grace; Powerhouse Museum.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Haymarket NSW, Australia : Powerhouse Publishing part of the Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences, c1990Description: 72 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.ISBN: 1863170227.Subject(s): Powerhouse Museum -- Exhibitions | Power House Museum (N.S.W.) -- Exhibitions | Powerhouse Museum | Powerhouse Museum -- Exhibitions | Powerhouse Museum -- Exhibitions | Textile fabrics -- New South Wales -- Exhibitions | Textile fabrics | Textile fabrics -- Australia -- Sydney (N.S.W.) -- Exhibitions | Textile fabrics -- New South Wales -- Sydney -- Exhibitions | New South Wales -- Sydney | Exhibition catalogs
Contents:
A material world, textiles and people -- Fibre and colour, the raw materials -- From fibre to fabric, making cloth -- Decorative weaves, making pattern on the loom -- Adding pattern with dyes and paints -- Adding pattern with embroidery -- Swatchbooks, a feast of fabric designs -- Special effects, cloth plus -- Australian wool, backbone of a nation -- Nonwovens, the ‘invisible’ fabrics -- Screenprinters in Australia today.
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Book Book Main library Non-fiction DA POW 1990 (Browse shelf) 1 Available Donated by Naomi Williams 2019-0330
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"Published in association with the exhibition A material world : fibre, colour & pattern, Stage 1 Powerhouse Museum, 9 November 1990 - 30 June 1991'.

Bibliography on back inside cover.

A material world, textiles and people -- Fibre and colour, the raw materials -- From fibre to fabric, making cloth -- Decorative weaves, making pattern on the loom -- Adding pattern with dyes and paints -- Adding pattern with embroidery -- Swatchbooks, a feast of fabric designs -- Special effects, cloth plus -- Australian wool, backbone of a nation -- Nonwovens, the ‘invisible’ fabrics -- Screenprinters in Australia today.

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