Threading Time: A Cultural History of Threadwork

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In a ground-breaking survey taken primarily from literary sources, "Threading Time" reveals the essential link between the human spirit and the art of connecting threads. Whether looking at stories about clothing made in the Garden of Eden, a medieval manuscript, or modern fiction and poetry, the author traces the importance to humankind of a craft that has never ceased since it began at least forty thousand years ago. The author's conception of threadwork throughout is generic, including all kinds of work done with thread, ...

Threading Time: A Cultural History of Threadwork 2001, Texas Christian University Press

ISBN-13: 9780875652412

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