Over 80 drawings of New Mexican colonial embroidery, Hispanic weaving designs, and plans for two looms, a spinning wheel, a warp roller, and a wool winder. Formulas for vegetable dyes are also included. The renderings were made during the 1930s from authentic pieces of Spanish colonial embroidery and blankets in museums, private collections, and still in use in homes. Today's weavers, embroiderers, collectors, scholars and anyone who has had the opportunity to buy or view such pieces will appreciate these detailed, authentic drawings of New Mexican textiles.
- Published in 1985, rare book!
- Used in very good condition, collectible!