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Passions of an Elegant Lady

Asian Textiles of the Hammonds Collection

Passions of an Elegant Lady( )
Author: von Spee, Clarissa
Brix, Walter Bruno
Munster, Hermann S. Graf zu
Kennedy, Alan
Ruitenbeek, Klaas
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Dietrich Reimer
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $49.00
Book Description:

Complete with essays on the East Asian art collection at the MCH Foundation, the collector Magdalene C. Hammonds, and the development of East Asian textiles, this inventory catalog traces the development of complex silk fabrics in China and Japan. Splendid costumes of the N#65533; theatre, robes and obi belts of elegant ladies, and Buddhist priests’ opulent garments provide fascinating insights into the technical sophistication and...
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Detailed Subjects: Design / Textile & Costume
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.75 x 9.5 Inches

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