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Victoria Finlay

Autor(a) de Colour: Travels Through the Paintbox

5+ Works 2,921 Membros 49 Críticas 2 Favorited

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I thoroughly enjoyed this book, which explored the history of fabric through a number of journeys taken by the author. I loved her previous books on color and jewels. She inserts herself into this one more, which sometimes enhances and at other times detracts from the narrative, but the stories of the fabrics remain fascinating. I was especially surprised at just how interesting the man made fabrics were, from serendipity ( gore-Tex Kevlar) to adventure (space suits) this book had something for everyone… (mais)
 
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cspiwak | Mar 6, 2024 |
a "gem" of a book.
I liked it's organization, the stories of the people and the gems themselves and the myths surrounding them. An enjoyable and informative read
 
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cspiwak | 12 outras críticas | Mar 6, 2024 |
interesting but not compelling at all, I had to remind myself to pick it up
 
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jskeltz | 27 outras críticas | Nov 23, 2023 |
Lots of detail and worthwhile but I liked Secret Lives of Color a little better.
 
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kslade | 27 outras críticas | Dec 8, 2022 |

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Obras
5
Also by
1
Membros
2,921
Popularidade
#8,769
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
49
ISBN
43
Línguas
4
Marcado como favorito
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