The art of weaving in the extensive collections of the Egyptian Museum of Turin: the techniques and tools of weaving, the fabrics, their uses and the evolution of taste in dress. English edition.
The Egyptian Museum of Turin contains one of the finest collections of Egyptian art in the world. The Notebooks of the Egyptian Museum, published by Electa in collaboration with the Museum itself, cover the various artistic typologies present in the collections: the art of woodworking, the art of weaving, the art of making vessels.
This volume is on the art of weaving. Anna Maria Donadoni Roveri outlines the history of the Egyptian collections and explores the techniques and tools of weaving, the fabrics, their uses and the evolution of taste in dress, with interesting textile fragments as illustrations.
The book also includes a useful bibliography.