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Wearable prints, 1760-1860 :history, materials, and mechanics /Susan W. Greene.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Greene, Susan W., 1942-
Contents
Overview. From Indian chintz to American prints -- From thread to bolt -- Colors. Dyed colors -- Raised mineral colors -- Direct colors -- Colored grounds -- Mechanics. Blocks and rollers -- Plates and cylinders -- Engraving techniques -- Making distinctions -- Appendixes. A. Timeline -- B. Alizarin timeline -- C. British prohibitions -- D. French prohibitions -- E. Price comparisons -- F. Print characteristics -- G. Blue definitions -- H. Green definitions -- I. Chrome-copper greens -- J. Blacks -- K. Basic resist-discharge methods -- Glossary.
Description
xv, 568 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 550-560) and index.
ISBN
1606351249 (hardcover)
9781606351246 (hardcover)
GUSN
291023
Call Number
Stacks TS1767.G74 2014
Descriptive terms
Dyes and dyeing History.
Textile fabrics History 18th century.
Textile fabrics History 19th century.
Textile industry History.
Textile printing History.
Thread History.

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