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George Bayntun

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Manvers Street
Bath, Bath BA1 1JW United Kingdom

February 2021

POSTPONED – An Introduction to Islamic Bindings Kristine Rose-Beers

27th February 2021 - 28th February 2021
George Bayntun, Manvers Street
Bath, Bath BA1 1JW United Kingdom
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Designer Bookbinders & Society of Bookbinders Joint Workshop series 2021 This workshop will introduce the Islamic binding structure. Participants will make a model of an Islamic book, drawing on structural features from historic exemplars. Twined chevron-patterned endbands will be sewn, and various decoration techniques will be used to ornament the covers, including the application of gold. Participants will look at the development and transmission of both structural and decorative features from Islamic to European binding traditions, and compare different structural elements such as cover-to-text-block attachment, types of board…

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