Item #7531 Creating Body Coverings. Jean Ray Laury, Joyce Aiken, Cam Smith, photos.
Creating Body Coverings
Creating Body Coverings
Creating Body Coverings
Creating Body Coverings
Creating Body Coverings

Creating Body Coverings

New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, 1973. 1st Edition. Small quarto, publisher's stiff photo-illustrated wraps.

First edition of textile artists, designers, and "fiber feminists" Jean Ray Laury and Joyce Aiken’s monograph on hippie fashion. Provides inspo and advice on upcycling garments and other fabrics into body coverings, with chapters on embroidery, appliqué, dyeing, leather, patchwork, accessories, and more. Laury is considered the unofficial leader of the quilt revival in the 1960s. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photos by Cam Smith, with some plates in color. First printing with complete number row to copyright page. Light edgewear. Very good. Item #7531

$85.00

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