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Originally appearing in Volume V28, Page 455 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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LITE RATU RE.—The following are titles of a few works on weaving, from which much important information on the subject may be derived:—J. Bezon, Dictionnaire des tissus (8 vols., Paris, 1859-1863), more or less technical only, Dictionnaire des sciences (Paris, 1751-1780), technical ; Michel Francisque, Recherches sur le commerce, la fabrication et l' usage des etoffes de soie, d' or et d'argent (2 vols., Paris, 1852-1854), a well-known work full of erudition in respect of the archaeology of woven fabrics, their technical characteristics, &c.; James Yates, Textrinum antiquorum : an Account of the Art of Weaving among the Ancients (London, 1843), a very valuable and learned work of reference; Very Rev. Daniel Rock, D.D., Textile Fabrics (London, 1870), with some few good illustrations; Pariset, Histoire de la soie (Paris, 1862) ; Raymond Cax, L'Art de decorer les tissus, &c. (Paris, igoo) ; Alan Cole, Ornament in European Silks (London, 1899), well illustrated; J. Leering, Berlin konigliche Museen, Die Gewebe-Sammlung des le. Kunstgewerbe-Museums (Berlin, 1900), a very fine series of phototype facsimiles of all kinds of textiles; A. Riegl, Die agyptischen Textil-Funde (Wien, 1889); R. Forrer, Romische and byzantinische Seiden-Textilien (Strassburg, 1891) ; A. Dupont Auberville, L'Ornament des tissus (Paris, 1877), admirable illustrations; F. Fischbach, Die wichtigsten Webe-Ornamente (3 vols., Wiesbaden, 1901), admirable illustrations; Raymond Cax, Le Musee historique des tissus . de Lyon (Lyon, 1902) ; Nuremberg: Germanisches Museum, Katalog der Gewebesammlung des germanischen National-Museums (Nuremberg, 1896). (A.S.C.)
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