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When Silk Was Gold - a book by Watt, James C. Y.

When Silk Was Gold

Central Asian and Chinese Textiles

When Silk Was Gold( )
Author: Watt, James C. Y.
Wardwell, Anne E.
Contribution by: Rossabi, Morris
ISBN:978-0-300-20030-0
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $155.00
Book Description:

When Silk Was Gold is the catalogue for the first exhibition devoted exclusively to luxury silks and embroideries produced in Central Asia and China from the eighth to the early fifteenth century. Drawn from the collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Cleveland Museum of Art, the textiles are remarkable not only for their dazzling display of technical virtuosity but also for their historical significance, reflecting in their techniques and patterns shifts...
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Pages:238
Detailed Subjects: Art / Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions / General
Crafts & Hobbies / Needlework / Embroidery
Design / Textile & Costume
Design / Fashion & Accessories
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9 x 12 Inches
Book Weight:2.95 Pounds

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