The Alba. Liturgical costume. Germany 13th century.
Alba linen. Munich, Bavarian National Museum. 13th Century. Embroidered inserts applied.
The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)
From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)