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Anatolian Knitting Designs; Sivas Stocking Patterns Collected in an Istanbul Shantytown.

Anatolian Knitting Designs; Sivas Stocking Patterns Collected in an Istanbul Shantytown.

50.00

Harrell, Betsy. Istanbul: Redhouse Press, 1981. Pictorial wraps. 134pp. Illustrated with patterns and diagrams throughout, including 8 pages of colour photographs. 2 page colour fold-out map tipped in to back. Some stains and scuffs to wraps. Pictorial wraps.

Spectacular book of Anatolian knitting patterns, as well as histories of where they come from - shantytowns erected by squatters, where knitting traditional stockings was one of the only ways women could earn their own money. (182)

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