Books by Kassia St Clair

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    The Golden Thread (Hardback)

    Kassia St Clair

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    From the author of The Secret Lives of Colour, this fascinating book explores the history of civilization and human creativity: from the mummies of Ancient Egypt and the silken dragon robes of Imperial China to the woollen sails of Viking longboats and the Indian calicoes.

    Kassia St Clair studied the history of women's dress and masquerade during the 18th century and uses her knowledge and wit to argue that fabrics have changed and shaped the world we live in today.

    Packed with compelling stories from around the world and spanning thousands of years of human ingenuity, this book is sure to change the way you see the world.
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    The Secret Lives of Colour (Hardback)

    Kassia St Clair

    The Secret Lives of Colour tells the unusual stories of the 75 most fascinating shades, dyes and hues and explores the vivid tale of our culture.

    From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the white that protected against the plague, Picasso's blue period to the charcoal on the cave walls at Lascaux, these thought-provoking stories run like a bright thread throughout history.

    Sunday Times bestselling author Kassia St Clair uses her lifelong obsession with colours to bring readers this unique study of human civilisation across fashion, politics, art and war.
    • £16.00
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    The Secret Lives of Colour (Paperback)

    Kassia St Clair

    The Secret Lives of Colour tells the unusual stories of the 75 most fascinating shades, dyes and hues and explores the vivid tale of our culture.

    From blonde to ginger, the brown that changed the way battles were fought to the white that protected against the plague, Picasso's blue period to the charcoal on the cave walls at Lascaux, these thought-provoking stories run like a bright thread throughout history.

    Sunday Times bestselling author Kassia St Clair uses her lifelong obsession with colours to bring readers this unique study of human civilisation across fashion, politics, art and war.
    • £10.39
    • RRP £12.99
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