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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

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Bangkok, Thailand, SDI Publications: 2001

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 003358

Condition: New


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 Ter... View more info

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

By: Vivi Sylwan

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Bangkok, Thailand, SDI Publications: 2001

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 026410

ISBN: 1878529404

Condition: New


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 S... View more info