Gugong Museum: MING QING ZHIXIU. Textiles and Embroideries of the Ming and Qing Dynasties. Complete Collection of Treasures Gugong, 50. Shanghai, 2005. 32, 259 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x22 cm. Boards.
279 superb examples of textiles and embroidery from the collection of the Gugong Museum in Beijing. 178 textiles are shown, the vast majority from the Qing Court collection. Includes exquisite tapestry material from which formal dress and gowns were made but the majority of the textiles are wonderful brocades, satins, gauze and sutra covers. This is followed by 101 stunning examples of embroidery, the vast majority again from the Qing Court collection. Includes embroidered pictures, scrolls, album leaves and embroidered textiles. The majority of the material has not previously been published. Illustrated throughout. Captions in English, otherwise Chinese text. Recommended.
Available, as of: 09/09/2018
Was item 119 in printed List 193.
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