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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-291023

Description

xv, 568 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm

Details

Descriptive Terms

Textile fabrics History 18th century.
Textile fabrics History 19th century.
Textile printing History.
Dyes and dyeing History.
Thread History.
Textile industry History.

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

9781606351246 (hardcover)
1606351249 (hardcover)

Call Number

Stacks TS1767.G74 2014