Hardcover-spiral: 300 pages

A World of Looms: Weaving Technology and Textile Arts


January 1, 2019

Zhao Feng (author), Sandra Sardjono (author), Christopher Buckley (author)

Publisher: Zhejiang University Press; 1st edition (January 1, 2019)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 730819518X

ISBN-13: 978-7308195188

Item Weight: 4.18 pounds


In 2018 a ground-breaking exhibition and conference took place at the National Silk Museum in Hangzhou, China. This event brought together scholars, looms and weavers from all over the world.

This volume records this event. More than a conference proceedings and more than just an exhibition catalog, the book includes 24 original essays by international scholars, as well as the perspectives of practising weavers, and images and diagrams of looms and their products.

The material includes important new archaeological material and reconstructions from China, which reveal an early stage in patterned loom technology.

The book is available through the usual channels, including Amazon.com and Alibaba.

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