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Chinese embroidery : an illustrated stitch guide

Author: Xiaocheng Shao
Publisher: New York, NY : Better Link Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Embroidery in China is a true art form, one that has been practiced for over 2,000 years. In Chinese Embroidery, you'll discover everything from the history of the art to the different schools in different ages and their styles to knowledge about selection, collection and preservation of embroidered articles. Chinese Embroidery contains over 200 full-color photos of works and step-by-step guides--all of which help  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Instructional and educational works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Xiaocheng Shao
ISBN: 1602201595 9781602201590
OCLC Number: 1018063154
Notes: "Over 40 exquisite projects."
Description: 168 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 26 cm
Contents: A brief history of Chinese embroidery --
Tools and materials of embroidery and their application --
Chinese embroidery needlework --
Embroidery projects for daily use --
Artistic embroidery projects --
Selection, collection, and preservation of emboidery.
Responsibility: Shao Xiaocheng.

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"Embroidery in China is a true art form, one that has been practiced for over 2,000 years. In Chinese Embroidery, you'll discover everything from the history of the art to the different schools in different ages and their styles to knowledge about selection, collection and preservation of embroidered articles. Chinese Embroidery contains over 200 full-color photos of works and step-by-step guides--all of which help to explain and analyze over twenty kinds of needlework and teach comprehensive application of these basic skills"--Publisher's description.

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