More Details for: The dyer's handbook : memoirs on dyeing

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The dyer's handbook : memoirs on dyeing /

by a French gentleman-clothier in the Age of Enlightenment ; translated and contextualised ; edited by Dominique Cardon.

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Names: Cardon, Dominique,
Published: Oxford ; Philadelphia : Oxbow Books, 2016.
Series: Ancient textiles series ; 26.
Topics: Dyes and dyeing - Textile fibers - France - Languedoc - History - 18th century. | Dyes and dyeing - Wool - France - Languedoc - History - 18th century. | Dyes and dyeing - Early works to 1800. | Manuscripts, French - France - Languedoc. | Färberei.
Regions: France - Languedoc. | Frankreich.
Genres: Early works. | History.
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Uniform Title: Mémoires de teinture. English
Physical Description: xii, 164 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 31 cm.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (pages 157-160).
ISBN: 9781785702112 (hardback)
1785702114 (hardback)



Notes: Translation of Mémoires de teinture.
Translation into English of an anonymous French manuscript held in a private collection consisting of four essays produced around 1763 possibly written by Paul Gout of the Royal Manufactures of Bize, France in the Langdoc Region, originally consisting of about 100 pages in which were held swaths of sample dyed woolen cloth and including recipes for their coloring. The work has been published in French under the title Mémoires de teinture.
Other Names: Cardon, Dominique, editor.
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More Details for: The dyer's handbook : memoirs on dyeing