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A bit misleading for sources
on 25 April 2013
A nice book with some inspiring images but terribly misleading if you were looking to source some of the beautiful textiles.
I am a collector and dealer of ethnographic textiles so I couldn't help noticing that Uzbek Suzanis are always called 'Indian throws', the lovely pillows made from blankets are almost certainly Bolivian and not Moroccan, and the kanthas are not from Pakistan, but from India. So many mistakes, you almost wonder if we are being deliberately misled!
And the some of the rooms have a 'thrown together for the camera' look with no signs of really being lived in, as if they have pulled up at an empty house with a load of stuff and just thrown it all together.