Wang Jinhua: ZHONGGUO CHUANTONG FUSHI XIU HEBAO. (Traditional Chinese Embroidered Bags). Beijing, 2015. 336 pp. Full page colour plates throughout. 31x24 cm. Cloth.
A pleasing, extensive and varied selection of these delicately-embroidered small bags or pouches worn and used as a clothing accessory in the traditional dress of Chinese women. The large majority of the bags are dated as Qing dynasty with a number of examples being early 20th century Republic period. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Textiles Folk Art
Can be ordered in, as of: 26/04/2018
Was item 649 in printed List 190.
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