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  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: British Museum Press; 01 edition (5 Sept. 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 9780714150963
  • ISBN-13: 978-0714150963
  • ASIN: 0714150967
  • Product Dimensions: 22.3 x 1.8 x 27.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 10 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 162,456 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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'Will become a classic on textiles...' --Textile Forum

'Thoroughly satisfying... comprehensive, accessible, and perceptive.' --Crafts Magazine

'The incredible story of indigo is a gateway by which students can connect personal experiences of their everyday lives (for example blue jeans) with the history, geography and culture of the rest of the planet.' --Yo-Yo Ma, Grammy-Award-Winning cellist and founder of the Silk Road Project

'This generously and beautifully illustrated book tell the 5,000-year story of indigo - a truly fascinating tale. (...) This newly revised edition of a classic work makes engrossing reading, and is an absolute must for anyone interested in art, fashion or history.' --Dales Life, Autumn 2011

About the Author

Jenny Balfour-Paul has published, lectured and broadcast extensively on indigo and related subjects.

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