Colour in Woven Design; Being a Treatise on the Science and Technology of Textile Colouring (Woollen, Worsted, Cotton and Silk Materials)

Colour in Woven Design; Being a Treatise on the Science and Technology of Textile Colouring (Woollen, Worsted, Cotton and Silk Materials)

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ...the formation of excellent plaids for travelling rugs. The check given in Fig. 53 would be diflicult to improve upon by combining four shades. Light grey.. 8 6 6 8-----12 12 12 Black... 4-4-' -24 24-White...-12--120%'-----Mid grey..----------24----24 mild A 130. Five, Six, and Seven-Colour Plaids.--These are much more limited in variety, but the following may be given as examples: --In the exposition of tartans given, it has been shown that this scheme of colouring is not only useful in the production of the original plaids, but that it may be subjected to almost an endless series of modifications. 'Many of these, as well as the plaids themselves, when developed in subdued colourings, are suitable for styles in dress and mantle fabrics. In recent years they have also been developed in the foundation of plush and other textures. They are specially suitable for such textures, inasmuch as the contiguity of the figuring formed in velvet or loop pile destroys any stiffness of character which lines of colour, cutting each other at right angles--as in all check patterns--must more To the student of colour contrast and harmony They are or less possess. these patterns are interesting and suggestive. illustrative, not only of how bright colours may be blended without yielding patterns in which the contrasts are displeasing, but also of the quantities of the colours which give the most harmonious composition. As they are distinctly textile colourings, and are the product of weaving, they possess qualities which are not to be found in any other type of colouring. The field which has been covered has by no means been fully explored. There are many possibilities in this branch of textile work which can only be analyzed by systematic...show more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 6mm | 200g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236807162
  • 9781236807168