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Silk: Fiber, Fabric, and Fashion

Silk: Fiber, Fabric, and Fashion


This luxurious compendium of silk is the ultimate celebration of one of the world’s most revered fabrics.

Silk  reveals a breathtaking selection of fabric and fiber dating from  antiquity to the early twenty-first century. Structured by technique,  this outstanding new survey draws on the exceptional collections of  London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and shows the  nest aesthetic and  technical achievements of artisans, designers, and manufacturers.        

 From dyeing to weaving and crochet to embroidery, this is a  magnificent visual exploration of methods used over the centuries. From  historic treasures in China and South America to nineteenth-century  European International Exhibitions of art and industry, and more  recently, designers’ catwalk collections from the fashion capitals of  America, Asia, and Europe, including pieces by Dior, Balenciaga, and  McQueen, here is the ultimate compendium of silk, presented in a  luxurious real-cloth binding.  Silk is the  authoritative sourcebook, exploring methods and traditions across the  history and geography of silk production, and celebrating the ingenuity  and skill of designers and makers.