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Chinese Silks and Sewing Tools

Chatterton, Jocelyn Mary

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ISBN 10: 0954217306 / ISBN 13: 9780954217303
Published by Jocelyn Chatterton, London, 2002
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8.25 x 11.75 Hardback in Very Good; Illustrated by 150 color plates 41 black and white figures; The book contains illustrations of early silks, Ming brocades, Qing dynasty costume, domestic embroideries and sewing tools. The Embroidered designs and symbols expressed not only the symbolism of the imperial court but also the domestic hopes and desires of the women as they embroidered and wove day after day. There are also special chapters on the use of natural dyes from the Paleolithic era to the introduction of aniline dyes in the late 19th century together with useful hints on collecting and conservation. -Cover; 2; 108 pp. Very Good condition. Dustjacket has minor tears. Bookseller Inventory # BOOKS009180I

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Title: Chinese Silks and Sewing Tools

Publisher: Jocelyn Chatterton, London

Publication Date: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good- dust

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