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Anatomy of a Tapestry: Techniques, Materials, Care

Jean Pierre Larochette Yadin Larochette Yael Lurie

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Schiffer Publishing Ltd
01 July 2020
Spinning & weaving
Renowned artist Jean Pierre Larochette and conservation expert Yadin Larochette teach 30 traditional tapestry processes and techniques to expand the skills of advanced weavers and aid beginners who want a historical grounding in tapestry's rich traditions. Diagrams juxtaposed to woven models give unique instruction for 30 techniques. A handy lay-flat binding makes this guide perfect for use at the loom. Also includes key info on how to conserve tapestries for the centuries ahead. AUTHORS: Jean Pierre Larochette, a fourth-generation French Aubusson tapestry weaver, has exhibited and taught internationally for decades. Conservator Yadin Larochette, his daughter, earned a master's degree from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation. SELLING POINTS:

This amazing duo - a renowned artist and a textile conservation expert - teaches 30 traditional techniques Ideal overview of the history of tapestry and its process for beginning and seasoned weavers Diagrams juxtaposed with woven models provide instructions in unique format; handy lay-flat binding 190 colour and b/w images and drawings
By:   Jean Pierre Larochette, Yadin Larochette
Other:   Yael Lurie
Imprint:   Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 215mm,  Width: 279mm, 
ISBN:   9780764359330
ISBN 10:   0764359339
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   01 July 2020
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Spiral bound
Publisher's Status:   Unspecified

Jean Pierre Larochette (Berkeley, CA), a fourth-generation French Aubusson tapestry weaver, has exhibited and taught internationally for decades. Conservator Yadin Larochette (Los Angeles, CA), his daughter, earned a master's degree from the Winterthur/University of Delaware Program in Art Conservation.

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