Chinese Silk: A Cultural History

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Silk is one of China's major contributions to world civilization, the secrets of its cultivation closely guarded for generations. The famous network of trade routes between West and East is still known as the Silk Road. The organization and techniques of Chinese silk production, the uses of the silk produced--both bolts and made-up pieces--and the types and styles of its ornament are celebrated in this richly illustrated and accessible book, the first general survey to be published in English. Shelagh Vainker traces the ...

Chinese Silk: A Cultural History 2004, Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780813534466

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Chinese Silk: A Cultural History 2004, British Museum Press

ISBN-13: 9780714114798

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