Beijing Capital Museum: JINXIU ZHONGHUA: GUDAI SIZHIPIN WENHUA ZHAN. (The Splendour of China: Exhibition of Ancient Silk Culture). Beijing, 2020. 257 pp. Colour plates throughout, many full page. 29x21 cm. Wrappers.
GBP 90.00
Catalogue of an exhibition at the Capital Museum in Beijing exploring the history and heritage of China's silk culture. A total of 176 exhibits, of which some 170 are textiles plus a number of associated artefacts. This exhibition was exceptional for the extraordinary assemblage of early textiles on show. Approximately 130 or so dated from the Western Zhou through to the end of the Yuan dynasty. The remainder Ming and Qing. A wide variety. Exceptional items loaned from museums across China, including items from institutions along the Silk Road, some demonstrating cross-cultural influences. Illustrated throughout in colour. Text in Chinese.
Subjects: Archaeology Textiles
Available, as of: 12/02/2022
Was item 1 in printed List 202.
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