Автор: Robert Horace Ross
Название: Treasures of Tutankhamun in Needlepoint
Издательство: William Morrow
Размер: 42,3 Мб
Для сайта: www.eknigi.org
Many of the vivid designs that decorate these ancient works of Egyptian art were executed in a dazzling geometrical style which the designer/author of this book saw could be adapted logically to needlepoint canvas. With the exception of the extraordinary golden funerary mask (front cover), he chose not to stitch facsimiles of the objects found in the tomb. Rather, he combined border designs, hieroglyphs, jewelry motifs, inlay patterns, the forms of certain objects, and created stunning compositions of his own. He rendered them with a brilliance of color that is rarely achieved in wool stitchery.
The color plates and detailed graphs show each composition in its entirety. The graphs are then shown in enlarged sections - halves or quadrants - and are accompanied by color keys. From these, any needlepointer of average skill can reproduce Robert Ross exceptionally rich and elegant designs.