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Longhua Ethnic Museum ed: DONG CANG JINXIU LIUBAI NIAN: HEBEI LONGHUA GEZI DONG DONG CANG YUANDAI WENWU. Cave-Hidden Splendid Textiles of 600 Years: Yuan Dynastic Cultural Relics from Gezidong Cave, Longhua, Hebei. Beijing, 2015. 226 pp. Colour text plates throughout. 29x21 cm. Cloth.
GBP 80.00
Discusses the extraordinary hoard of 67 Yuan dynasty relics found in 1999 in a cave near Longhua in China's Hebei province. The chief glory of the find was 46 silk fabrics of various types, including twill, gauze, satin, embroidery and gold-woven brocade. The fabrics comprised items such as a brown embroidered quilt cover, embroidered belts, pouches, gowns, jackets, pillow covers, embroidered shoes and other items. In addition, the hoard included fragments of written documents and articles for daily use. All objects illustrated in colour. A detailed study with technical detail and analysis in addition to much illustration of the textiles. In Chinese.
Subjects: Textiles
Available, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 568 in printed List 192.
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