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Author Watt, James C. Y.
Title When silk was gold : Central Asian and Chinese textiles / James C.Y. Watt, Anne E. Wardwell ; with an essay by Morris Rossabi.
Publication Info. New York : Metropolitan Museum of Art in cooperation with the Cleveland Museum of Art : Distributed by H.N. Abrams, [1997]
Open Library Cover
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Description x, 238 pages : illustrations, maps ; 31 cm
Note Catalog accompanying an exhibition at the Cleveland Museum of Art, 10-19-97 through 1-4-98, and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 3-3-98 through 5-17-98.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The Silk Trade in China and Central Asia / Morris Rossabi. Map of the Tang Dynasty and the Silk Roads, ca. 750. Map of the Northern Song, the Liao, and their neighbors. Map of the Southern Song, the Jin, and their neighbors. Map of the Mongol Empire -- 1. Early exchanges: silks from the 8th through the 11th century -- 2. Kesi: silk tapestry -- 3. Brocades of the Jin and Mongol Periods -- 4. Luxury-silk weaving under the Mongols -- 5. Embroideries -- Glossary: weaving terms -- Glossary: Embroidery stitches -- Glossary: Chinese and Japanese names and terms.
Subject Silk -- China -- Exhibitions.
Silk -- Asia, Central -- Exhibitions.
Textile fabrics -- China -- Exhibitions.
Textile fabrics -- Asia, Central -- Exhibitions.
Embroidery -- China -- Exhibitions.
Embroidery -- Asia, Central -- Exhibitions.
Added Author Rossabi, Morris, author of essay.
Wardwell, Anne E.
Cleveland Museum of Art.
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)
Added Title Central Asian and Chinese textiles
ISBN 0870998250 (hc)
9780870998256 (hc)
0870998277 (pbk.)
9780870998270 (pbk.)
0810965135 (Abrams)
9780810965133 (Abrams)