Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller
錦繡羅衣巧天工 Heavens' Embroidered Cloths: One Thousand Years of Chinese Textiles. 曾柱昭 Gerad CC Tsang, Don Cohn, 高漢玉 Gao Hanyu, 王亞蓉 Wang Yarong, Chief Curator.
錦繡羅衣巧天工 Heavens' Embroidered Cloths: One Thousand Years of Chinese Textiles
錦繡羅衣巧天工 Heavens' Embroidered Cloths: One Thousand Years of Chinese Textiles

錦繡羅衣巧天工 Heavens' Embroidered Cloths: One Thousand Years of Chinese Textiles

香港 Hong Kong: 香港市政局 Urban Council of Hong Kong, 1995. First edition. Paperback. Quarto. 364pp. Original pictorial dust-jacket over decorative wrappers, with gold lettering on spine and front cover. Pictorial endpapers. Photo-illustrated title page. Illustrated with hundreds of striking color photographic reproductions (including many fold-out plates), this splendid catalogue was published in conjuction with an exhibition of the same name. Jointly organized by the Oriental Ceramic Society of Hong Kong and the Urban Council, the exhibition was held between June and September 1995, at the Hong Kong Museum of Art. The 300 objects exposed and featured in this catalogue ranged from the Song to the Qing dynasties and included more than 20 pieces of kesi and embroidery from the Liaoning Museum in Shenyang, China; Includes rare examples of needlelooping, Ming rank badges and imperial robes from a noted private collection and a large embroidered Yongle mark thanka. Lower front joint bumped, thus slightly affecting very first pages throughout. Text in Chinese and English. Dust-jacket, wrappers and interior in overall good+ condition. g+. Item #37503

Price: $150.00