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Creator:
Greene, Susan W., 1942- author.
Title(s):

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

Published/Created:
Kent, Ohio : The Kent State University Press, [2014]
Physical Description:
xv, 568 pages ; 29 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
TS1767 .G74 2014 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 550-560) and index.
Subject Terms:
Dyes and dyeing -- History.
Textile fabrics -- History -- 18th century.
Textile fabrics -- History -- 19th century.
Textile industry -- History.
Textile printing -- History.
Thread -- History.
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  • I. Overview
  • From Indian chintz to American prints
  • From thread to bolt
  • II. Colors
  • Dyed colors
  • Raised mineral colors
  • Direct colors
  • Colored grounds
  • III. Mechanics
  • Blocks and rollers
  • Plates and cylinders
  • Engraving techniques
  • Making distinctions.