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Cornu, Georgette Tissus Islamiques de la Collection Pfister. [Islamic Textiles from the Pfister Collection]. Avec la collaboration de: Odile Valansot, Assistante technique du Musee des Tissus de Lyon, Secretaire generale technique du Centre international d'etude des textiles anciens pour les analyses et les traces techniques; Helene Meyer, Chargee de mission des tissues de Lyon pour l'examen microscopique des fils. Vatican City 1992
First edition 4to, pp.xix, 655, 305 illustrations, ten text illustrations, eight plates in colour, two maps. Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana, Documenti e Riproduzioni 4. New copy, original cloth

A detailed catalogue of the collection of Islamic textile fragments formed by Professor Rodolphe Pfister in the 1930s, now preserved at the Vatican Library. The textiles include Yemenite, Fayyum, Tiraz, Abbasid, Fatimid, and Mamluk examples. Heavy book. Additional postage will be requested.