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Author Name    Vivi Sylwan

Title   Investigation of Silk from Edsen-gol and Lop-Nor: Reports from the Scientific Expedition to the North-western Provinces of China under the Leadership of Dr Sven Hedin

Binding   Cloth

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   Second Edition

Size   31 Cms x 21.5 Cms

Publisher   Bangkok, Thailand SDI Publications 2001

Seller ID   003358

Second volume of V. Sylwan's important detailed scientific examination of early Han Dynasty textiles recovered during the Sven Hedin expedition to North-western China. Chapter titles include: Introduction; Terminology; Notes on Chinese Silk; Description and history of the locations explored; (grave sites etc. in North-western China); Tailoring; Wool and Vegetable Materials; Textures and Techniques, (including widths etc. of Han textiles); Plain Silks; Silk Crepe and Gauze; Figured Silk Damasks; Polychrome Silk Fabrics; Colouring, Dyes and Dyeing; Weaving; Looms and Methods; Ancient Chinese Terms of Textiles; Cleaning of Silks and Articles of Silk; Bibliography; Addenda. Introduction by Gosta Montell. 190pp in text, 27 plates and 105 figures, maps etc.

Price = 45.00 USD


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