Quick Search

Seller Id
Advanced Search
Gift Cards
Checkout a Gift Card

Our secure web pages are hosted by Chrislands Inc, who use a Thawte SSL Certificate to ensure secure transmission of your information.
Fully Trusted SSL Certificate

Author Name    Vivi Sylwan

Title   Woollen Textiles of the Lou-Lan People: Reports from the Scientific Expedition to the North-western Provinces of China under the Leadership of Dr Sven Hedin

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   New

Jacket Condition   New

Edition   Second Edition

Size   23 Cms x 30 Cms

Publisher   Bangkok, Thailand SDI Publications 2001

ISBN    1878529404 / 9781878529404

Seller ID   026410

First volume of V. Sylwan's important detailed scientific examination of early Han Dynasty textiles recovered during the Sven Hedin expedition to Northwestern China. Among the chapter titles/subtitles: Material and colors; boots of leather; Caps and Felt; Plaiting; Woven Fabrics; and Discussions on comparison to Eastern Mediterranean and European manufactures, Egyptian and Greek methods, Comparison between Lou-Lan and Scandinavian Bronze Age textiles, Looms from different countries, and Conclusions from the technical data of the Lou-Lan textiles; Explanations of Technical Terms; Cleaning and Storing; etc. The chapter on woven fabrics discusses strip, woven determination of warp and weft, cord edges, fringe, plain-weave centre, mantles, thickness of threads, density of weave, etc. Extensive documentation on the fully-dresses mummies and their Han Dynasty discovered in Chinese Turkestan (Xinjiang). Besides clothing, the graves contained feathered ornaments, plaited baskets and probable shamanistic paraphernalia. Appendix by Gosta Montell: Spiing tools and spinning methods in Asia. 127 pp text, 19 plates, 40 figures and maps in text.


Price = 34.00 USD

Books of related interest
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
Vivi Sylwan
45.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Si-Yu-Ki- Buddhist Records of Western World- 2 Vols.
Samuel Beal
31.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Travels of Fah-Hian and Sung-Yun
Samuel Beal
11.50 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

The Religion of Tibet
Charles Bell
20.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Tibet: Past & Present
Charles Bell
21.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Kashmir and Kashghar (A.D.1873-74)
21.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Ancient Account of India and China
Abu Zayd Hasan Ibn Yazid Sirafi
16.00 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Physical Geography of Western Tibet
5.75 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Healing with Chinese Herbs
Lesley Tierra
5.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Comparative Catalogue of Chinese Agamas and Pali Nikayas
C. Akanuma
9.25 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Manual of Chinese, Tibetan and English Words
Sri Satguru Publications
9.25 USD
Add to Shopping Cart

Chinese Buddhist Sculpture Under the Liao: Free Standing Works in Situ and Selected Examples from Public Collections
Marilyn Leidig Gridley
41.95 USD
Add to Shopping Cart


Questions, comments, or suggestions
Please write to info@mrmlonline.com
Copyright©2017. All Rights Reserved.
Powered by ChrisLands.com