Vainker, Shelagh: CHINESE SILK. A Cultural History. London, 2004. 224 pp. 130 colour and 10 b/w illustrations. 25x26 cm. Cloth.
Traces the story of silk in China from the Neolithic to the 20th century and considers its role in Chinese history, trade religion and literature. Draws upon recent archaeological evidence and much new material. Illustrated throughout in colour. Accompanies an exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford.
Subjects: Silk Textiles
Available, as of: 11/11/2017
Was item 631 in printed List 190.
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