Zhao Feng: LIAO TEXTILES AND COSTUMES. Liaodai Sichou. Hong Kong, 2004. 269 pp. Numerous colour plates. 31x23 cm. Cloth.
A detailed study of Liao period textiles and costumes based on archaeological evidence. The Liao dynasty, ruled by the Khitan (or Qidan), occupied the greater part of Northern China during the period roughly equating to the Song dynasty. Their culture has links with the nomadic cultures of the steppes. A useful addition to the subject illustrated throughout in colour and showing numerous examples. Dual text in Chinese and English.
Item 697 in List 204.
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