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

By: Vivi Sylwan

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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.

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

Author Name: Vivi Sylwan

Categories: Central Asia, Textiles,

Edition: Second Edition

Publisher: Bangkok, Thailand, SDI Publications: 2001

Binding: Cloth

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: New

Size: 31 Cms x 21.5 Cms

Seller ID: 003358