The Art of the Felt Maker
DescriptionThe Art of the Felt Maker by M.E.Burkett
The book of the history and major regions of feltmaking, Central Asia, Scandinavia and Great Britain. This is not a book how to make felt or method of feltmakng. Excellent photographs of hats, coats, tents, rugs and household objects, mostly in black and white with a few color plates. It contains several chapters including, Technical Analysis of Felting, Archaeological Evidence for the Earliest Felt, The History of Felt from Written Sources, Felt-Magic and Ritual and, Motifs and decoration and felt coats.