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Chen Jiang ed: LI JIN. (Embroidered Textiles of the Li People). Beijing, 2016. xi, 341 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x21 cm. Cloth.
Excellent visual survey of the little-known tradition of embroidered textiles of the Li or Hlai minority people of Hainan island in southern China. Illustrated throughout with numerous fine examples, primarily clothing, but also some coverings and other types of textiles. The majority of the textiles shown are modern but also include a couple of Ming and some Qing dynasty examples. In Chinese.
Subjects: Textiles Minorities
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 5 in printed List 194.
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