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Woven Threads

Author : Maria Shaw
ISBN : 9781785700590
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Woven textiles are produced by nearly all human societies. This volume investigates evidence for patterned textiles (that is, textiles woven with elaborate designs) that were produced by two early Mediterranean civilizations: the Minoans of Crete and the Mycenaeans of mainland Greece, that prospered during the Aegean Bronze Age, c. 3000–1200 BC, contemporary with Pharaonic Egypt. Both could boast of specialists in textile production. Together with their wine, oil, and art, Minoan and Mycenaean textiles were much desired as trade goods. Artistic images of their fabrics preserved both in the Aegean and in other parts of the Mediterranean show elaborate patterns woven with rich decorative detail and color. Only a few small scraps of textiles survive but evidence for their production is abundant and frescoes supply detailed information about a wide variety of now-lost textile goods from luxurious costumes and beautifully patterned wall hangings and carpets, to more utilitarian decorated fabrics. A review of surviving artistic and archaeological evidence indicates that textiles played essential practical and social roles in both Minoan and Mycenaean societies.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Woven Threads

Author : Judith Mccoy Miller
ISBN : 9781634096621
Genre : Fiction
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Knowing that God is directing her path, Tessie, armed with years of schooling has taken the position as physician for the Santa Fe Railroad in Florence, Kansas. Part of her longs to show her independence and strengh within her profession, while a deeper part longs to be loved and cared for. Tessie glows under the attention of Charlie Banion, the handsome and very capable operations manager for the railroad, but her interest is stirred by an intriguing English patient, Edward Buford, who may hold the key to restoring the hearing to Tessie's young patient and ward. Tessie must follow Edward to Chicago to learn about new ear sugery techniques, but her heart is in Florence. Where does God want her to be... and with whom will she weave the threads of her life?
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Threads Of Love

Author : Judith Mccoy Miller
ISBN : 9781634097468
Genre : Fiction
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Rediscover this classic romance from bestselling author Judith Miller. Feeling unloved and unwanted after her mother dies, Delphinia leaves her childhood home in Illinois for a Kansas homestead to become a nanny and housekeeper for five orphans and their uncle. Only the threads of a precious quilt remain to tie Delphinia to the mother who taught her to trust in God. Will faith alone guide her to a steadfast man and lifelong love? Also included is a bonus historical romance following related characters.
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Woven Threads

Author : George Gotardo Foletta
ISBN : 0959723609
Genre : Hosiery industry
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Author : Estelle Watts
ISBN : 1535370394
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These Poems are "A Woven Thread" that run through the events and periods of my life. Some events were life changing, moving me in new directions. Some were full of adventure and fun.Others were just thought provoking,helping me to look at the world in some new way. The book is divided into nine sections: Remembering, A Touch of Childhood, Coming of Age,California, Our Hippy Bus Trip, Thoughts on Getting Old, Dog Stories, Potpouri, Me and the Outside World. A Little autobiographical - but not really!

Maya Threads

Author : Walter F. Morris, Jr.
ISBN : 0983886067
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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Enter the Maya world through the pages of this book. Understand the roots of Maya culture and costume as it is expressed in their ancient history and legends, and in their ever-evolving, colorful, beautifully handcrafted dress. You will see exquisite gauze fabrics that trace their origins from the 9th century AD to a present-day lowland village; festival wear that blends Roman Catholicism and paganism, reverence and mockery; gloriously brocaded and embroidered wardrobes that tie communities together, embroidery techniques that reflect displacements and migrations - in other words, fabrics that trace the history and evolution of a people.
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Woven Threads

Author : Helen Lathbury
ISBN : 1976799880
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"I ain't going to be a skivvy forever, mind. One day, I'll get back to my books." So declares Clara when, on the death of her father, she has to forego her ambition of becoming a school teacher and go into service. Her time spent in the home of an affluent family sets her life on a course she never anticipated. Though she is content with her life, she is determined that her eldest daughter, Catherine, will benefit from the education she herself was denied. Catherine resists, with unhappy consequences. It is Clara's Granddaughter, Annie, who freed from the constraints of male domination , is able to take advantages of the opening up of education to women in Edwardian England. Throughout the novel, Clara strives to act in the best interests of both her daughter and granddaughter, with mixed success.

Feminine Threads

Author : Diana Lynn Severance
ISBN : 1845506405
Genre : Religion
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From commoner to queen, the women in this book embraced the freedom and the power of the Gospel in making their unique contributions to the unfolding of history. Wherever possible, the women here speak for themselves, from their letters, diaries or published works. The true story of women in Christian history inspires, challenges and demonstrates the grace of God producing much fruit throughout time.
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Common Threads

Author : Sharon Kallis
ISBN : 9781550925715
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
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A guide to creating community-based art installations using green waste, invasive species and natural materials
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Woven Threads

Author : Anne Zahalka
ISBN : 1875870377
Genre : Ethnology
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Category: Ethnology