Weaving Tapestry in Rural Ireland: Taipéis Gael, Donegal

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Atrium, 2006 - Crafts & Hobbies - 198 pages
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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 cooperative called Taipeis Gael."

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User Review  - jmjamison - LibraryThing

Beautiful photography. As a dyer who uses local dye plants I particularly found the section on local dyeing and dyeplants particulararly interesting. Read full review


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Meghan Nuttall Sayres is an acclaimed author who won a 2002 John Burroughs Nature Book Award. She has traveled to Turkey and Iran, where she met with carpet weavers, dye masters, and merchants in bustling bazaars to explore the age-old techniques and symbolismA-and often sufi poetryA-that infuse tribal rugs of the Middle East. She lives outside of Spokane, Washington. Visit her at www.meghannuttallsayres.com.

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