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The Devil's Cloth

A History of Stripes

The Devil's Cloth( )
Author: Pastoureau, Michel
Translator: Gladding, Jody
ISBN:978-0-7434-5326-4
Publication Date:Jun 2003
Publisher:Washington Square Press
Imprint:Washington Square Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $12.00
Book Description:

To stripe a surface serves to distinguish it, to point it out, to oppose it or associate it with another surface, and thus to classify it, to keep an eye on it, to verify it, even to censor it. Throughout the ages, the stripe has made its mark in mysterious ways. From prisoners' uniforms to tailored suits, a street sign to a set of sheets, Pablo Picasso to Saint Joseph, stripes have always made a bold statement. But the boundary that separates the good stripe from...
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Book Details
Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Design / Fashion & Accessories
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 7 x 0.6 Inches
Book Weight:0.26 Pounds



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