PEM181 - NEW BOOK
Peabody Essex Museum; Wang, Daisy & Stuart, Jan ed: EMPRESSES OF CHINA'S FORBIDDEN CITY 1644-1912. New Haven, 2018. 264 pp. Colour plates throughout. 29x21 cm. Cloth.
Explores the material culture and influential role empresses played in the Forbidden City during the Qing dynasty. Much fascinating information. Illustrated throughout with over 200 objects loaned from the Forbidden City Gugong Museum in Beijing. Of particular note is the imperial portraiture of the empresses together with many beautiful items associated with their daily life and ritual.
Subjects: Forbidden City Court Life
Available, as of: 01/02/2019
Was item 60 in printed List 194.
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