The Techniques of Ply-Split Braiding by Peter Collingwood
A book on the technique of Ply-Split Braiding. These are new books, but the dust covers have small blemishes.
After scanning over this book, one unfamiliar with the author might be surprised to know that this is his seventh book on a textile technique. You might feel that a book so complex and thorough would have taken the author a lifetime. The author explains in his introduction that this book is for either the textile pioneer to learn about the ethnic background of this technique or for an ethnologist to learn a new craft for their studies. We who love a challenge in our textile studies will find this rare technique well illustrated and strictly organized. Most of the samples are camel and livestock trappings and sturdy to the nth power. A modern textile artist will find this ancient technique a new adventure. Many illustrations and a black & white gallery of examples of braids and tools.
By Peter Collingwood
Size (WxH): 8″ x 10″
Publisher: Unicorn Books & Crafts, Inc.