Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum; Bai Wenyu ed: SHENYANG GUGONG BOWUYUAN YUANCANG JINGPIN DAXI: ZHIXIU JUAN. (Compendium of Treasures in the Shenyang Imperial Palace Museum: Textiles and Embroidery). Shenyang, 2017. 19 pp. text and 274 pp. colour plates, many full page. 38x29 cm. Cloth.
GBP 225.00
Large-format high-quality work comprising one in a series on the little-published Shenyang Forbidden City collection. This volume shows imperial textiles, costumes and embroideries. In sections: Imperial Etiquette - Garments of Emperors and Empresses; Strict and Impartial Grades - Officials' Clothing; Manchu Characteristics - Shoes, Boots and Hats; Decorative Pattern - Imperial Embroidery; Beautiful Longitude and Latitude - Palace Embroidery Objects. Divided into various categories within these sections. A total of 156 beautiful and rare examples are illustrated in fine colour plates, many full page with many objects shown in multiple views and with close-up detail. Much previously-unpublished material from the Qing dynasty. Detailed list of contents and plates plus captions to plates in English. Main text in Chinese.
Subjects: Textiles
Item 134 in List 203.
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