Subject: Art history

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Lifestyle and Entertainment in Yangzhou

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Lucie Olivová & Vibeke Børdahl (eds) 2009 Yangzhou, once the central place of literati and urban culture, is still one of the most important centres of traditional culture in China today. Over the years particular regional forms of art and entertainment have arisen here, some surviving into the present time. This richly illustrated volume celebrates […]

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Pattern and Loom: A Practical Study of the Weaving Techniques in China, Western Asia and Europe

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John Becker (with the collaboration of Donald B. Wagner) 2013 When John Becker’s Pattern and Loom was posthumously published in 1987, the work was hailed as an important work that revealed much new knowledge on the development of weaving techniques across the centuries from China through to Europe. The key to the book’s almost forensic […]

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