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Weaving Tapestry in Rural Ireland Taipeis Gael, Donegal by Meghan Sayres

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Published by Atrium .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • History,
  • Tapestries & hangings,
  • Crafts & Hobbies,
  • Crafts / Hobbies,
  • Hobbies/Crafts,
  • Ireland,
  • Weaving

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsLaurence Boland (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages198
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8478334M
ISBN 100953535339
ISBN 109780953535330
OCLC/WorldCa71164706

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This book brings into focus key aspects of our heritage and shows how traditional skills were adopted to produce modern tapestries of great beauty and originality. "Weaving Tapestry in Rural Ireland" contributes to the preservation of regional culture in the Gaeltacht, the Irish-speaking sections of western s: 7. An essential sourcebook with advice on all aspects of creation, care, and presentation of tapestries, aimed at experienced and novice weavers and galleries Despite an illustrious history, tapestry weaving is a simple technique that requires little equipment or expenditure and can be done anywhere, and this lavishly illustrated book gently. Weaving Tapestry in Rural Ireland: Taipeis Gael, Donegal, is written by Meghan Nuttall Sayres, with photographs by Laurence Boland. It's a good big coffee-table book with lots of illustrations, both colour and (to my mind even more effective) black and white.   So why the research into Coptic Tapestry? I have just finished re reading Meghan Nuttall Sayres’ book, Weaving Tapestry in Rural Ireland TAIPEIS GAEL, DONEGAL. It is a lovely book, maybe it reminds me of my childhood growing up on a sheep station where some years they would shear up to 20 thousand sheep.

Weaving Tapestry in Rural Ireland - Taipéis Gael, Donegal by Meghan Nuttall Sayres. Book lauched at Oideas Gael, available through Siopa Gaeilge. ( ISBN This book explores Taipéis Gael's mission to contribute to cultural preservation in the Gaeltacht, the Trish-speaking areas of Western Ireland. Get this from a library! Weaving tapestry in rural Ireland: Taipéis Gael, Donegal. [Meghan Nuttall Sayres; Taipéis Gael.] -- This is the story of a group of young weavers in the Gaeltacht, the Irish speaking section of Donegal, who with the help of village elders formed a tapestry weaving . Book Description Cork University Press, Ireland, Hardback. Condition: New. Laurence Boland (illustrator). Language: English. Brand new Book. "Weaving Tapestry in Rural Ireland", this account of the Donegal weaving co-operative features accounts of the various processes; as well as interviews with weavers, spinners and dyers; and has colour photographs of tapestries/5(3). Weaving Tapestry in Rural Ireland contributes to the preservation of regional culture in the Gaeltacht, the Irish-speaking sections of western Ireland. The weavers believe their work is of importance because large chunks of our cultural heritage have been lost with the passing of just one generation.