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Dunlevy, Pomp and Poverty - A History of Silk in Ireland.

Dunlevy, Mairead.

Pomp and Poverty – A History of Silk in Ireland.

New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press, [2011]. Quarto (20 cm x 26 cm). VII, 271 pages with beautiful illustrations. Original Hardcover with original dustjacket in protective collector’s mylar. Excellent condition.

Includes the following chapters: Silk in Early Ireland / Silk Imports from the Late Fifteenth to Early Seventeenth Century / The Birth of the Irish Industry: The Seventeenth Century / Development and Encouragment: The Early Eighteenth Century / Training in Design for Manufacture / Competition and the Irish Silk Warehouse (c.1750-1770s) / Poverty and Rebellion (1770-1800) / Politics and the Silk Trade, 1800-1830s / Commercial Development and Design Education, 1830s – 1860 / Major Irsh Poplin Manufacturers of the Mid-Nineteenth Century / Decline in a changing World (1860-1920) / The New States of Ireland //

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Mairead Dunlevy, Pomp and Poverty - A History of Silk in Ireland.
Mairead Dunlevy, Pomp and Poverty - A History of Silk in Ireland.