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
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.