- Zurich, Switzerland: Zürcherische Seidenwebschule, 1935-6.
- half leather, cloth
Price: $6,500.00 other currencies
Order Nr. 129518
Text in German. Two manuscript volumes on silk-weaving from the Zürcherische Seidenwebschule. Volume I (Theorie) includes a printed title, table of contents, and about 500 pages of handwritten manuscript. Therein are lithographed and zinkographed plates illustrating technical information and diagrams, two original photographs of looming machines, original trade catalogues and brochures from manufacturers of weaving machinery, and about 80 specimens of original water color samples (in a section entitled "Farbenlehre").
Volume II (Dekomposition) includes a printed title. Includes a silk-woven prospect of the school on the second folio. Approximately 400 hand written pages. With 127 tipped-in color cloth samples. Tipped-in are over 400 color-marked pattern samples in various sizes, exhibiting the principles of digital programming on pattern cards enabling weaving machines to created the desired structures and patterns on the cloth.
Contents, printed on the title page of the first volume, includes: I. Textilmaterialen II. Färben, Drucken, und Ausrüsten III. Vorbereitungsmaschinen IV. Mechanische Webstüle V. Jacquardweberei VI. Farbenlehre und Schaftgewebemusterung.
Covers of both volumes rubbed at edges and corners. One leaf loosening in second volume.