Threads of Gold: Chinese Textiles, Ming to Ching

0 avg rating
( 0 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780764325380: Threads of Gold: Chinese Textiles, Ming to Ching

Chinese textiles go back thousands of years. The Silk Road was named for the extensive trade in these fine materials. Due to China's size and history of successive wealthy dynasties, a vast amount of textile art is available for study today. Great tombs have yielded beautiful and dateable pieces worn and used by elite members of Chinese society. These and other fragile examples reside in museums and a few private collections. Other examples of antique Chinese textiles are found still to be in the marketplace. While it is impossible to look at these beautiful examples and not admire the skill of the weaver and embroiderer, until now there has been little information about their history or value. This comprehensive guide to collectible Chinese textiles with an extensive number of examples and with an understandable grading system that relates to what constitutes value. This book is beautifully illustrated with over 500 detailed photos of ceremonial court robes, badges, and decorative textiles dating from the Ming dynasty (1368-1644) through the Ching dynasty, (1644-1911). It is designed for historians, Asian studies sholars, and textile collectors, from beginning to advanced, as a real-world representation of available pieces and an indepth study. It is a must for appraisers and connoisseurs alike.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Haig, Paul; Shelton, Marla
ISBN 10: 0764325388 ISBN 13: 9780764325380
New Quantity Available: > 20
Seller
BWB
(Valley Stream, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: New. Depending on your location, this item may ship from the US or UK. Bookseller Inventory # 97807643253800000000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 69.11
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Haig, Paul; Shelton, Marla
Published by Schiffer Pub
ISBN 10: 0764325388 ISBN 13: 9780764325380
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer Pub. Book Condition: BRAND NEW. BRAND NEW Hardcover - OVERSEAS SHIPMENT BY AIRMAIL ONLY! A Brand New Quality Book from a Full-Time Bookshop in business since 1992!. Bookseller Inventory # 410647

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 76.94
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Haig, Paul; Shelton, Marla
Published by Schiffer Publishing (2006)
ISBN 10: 0764325388 ISBN 13: 9780764325380
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer Publishing, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0764325388

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 100.52
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Haig, Paul; Shelton, Marla
Published by Schiffer Publishing
ISBN 10: 0764325388 ISBN 13: 9780764325380
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 10
Seller
BookResQ.
(West Valley City, UT, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer Publishing. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0764325388 New. Sorry we don't offer expedited or international shipping on this item. -01x-. Bookseller Inventory # SCH072016JG001871

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 122.03
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.97
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Haig, Paul; Shelton, Marla
Published by Schiffer Publishing (2006)
ISBN 10: 0764325388 ISBN 13: 9780764325380
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 3
Seller
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer Publishing, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110764325388

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 140.06
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 2.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Haig, Paul; Shelton, Marla
Published by Schiffer Publishing
ISBN 10: 0764325388 ISBN 13: 9780764325380
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Cloud 9 Books
(West Palm Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer Publishing. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 0764325388 New Condition. Bookseller Inventory # NEW6.0409659

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 151.55
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

7.

Haig, Paul; Shelton, Marla
Published by Schiffer Pub Ltd (2006)
ISBN 10: 0764325388 ISBN 13: 9780764325380
New Hardcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Schiffer Pub Ltd, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 304 pages. 12.75x9.75x1.25 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 0764325388

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 150.01
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 7.48
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds