The Secret of Excellence in Ancient Chinese Silks. Factors contributing to the Extraordinary Development of Textile Design and Technology Achieved in Ancient China. MARYTA M. LAUMANN.

The Secret of Excellence in Ancient Chinese Silks. Factors contributing to the Extraordinary Development of Textile Design and Technology Achieved in Ancient China.

Taipei. SMC Publishing. 1984. Stock ID #163383

Maps, folding map, colour and black and white photographic plates, xvii + 179pp, glossary of Chinese characters, bibliography, index, dustjacket. Spine of dustjacket faded otherwise very good. "Within the last few years and decades archaeology has brought to the eyes of modern man some of ancient China's most renowned products and gifts to the world: its precious silks - dating more than 2000 years ago. Their excellence and superiority testify to an unparalleled degree of development in textile design and technology." (Publisher's description). (When referring to this item please quote stockid 163383).

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