Pac.NK1489.9.K94 2005 c.1
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Pacific pattern / Susanne Küchler, Graeme Were ; photographs by Glenn Jowitt.
London : Thames & Hudson, 2005.
207 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map ; 29 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
A history of pattern in fibre and fabric in the South Pacific. European exploration and stereotypes ; Collecting in the Pacific ; New ideas, materials and techniques ; Colonialism, independence and diaspora -- Traditional pattern : techniques and media. String-based media ; Lattice-based media ; From utility to sanctity -- Contemporary pattern : materiality and modernity. The importance of cloth ; Sewing and the body politic ; Fashioning modernity ; New materials -- Pattern in architecture and interior design. House, growth and life ; Men's houses in Melanesia ; Ritual space in Polynesia ; Church architecture -- Patterns on the body. Designing the body ; Hair ; Paint ; The indelible mark -- Patterns of the mind. String and square in Tonga ; Layer and lattice in the Cook Islands.
Repetitive patterns (Decorative arts)--Islands of the Pacific.
Decoration and ornament--Islands of the Pacific.
Islands of the Pacific--Social life and customs.
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