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Exquisite fabrics : traditional weaving and embroidery patterns in China = Jin xiu wen zhang

"This book collects more than six hundred of traditional Chinese weaving and embroidery pattern which includes dragon and boa patterns, phoenix patterns, bird patterns, auspicious animal patterns, floral patterns, figure patterns, religious patterns, geometric patterns and allegorical patterns etc. Known as "zhiwen" or "wen" in ancient China, the traditional Chinese weaving and embroidery pattern was highly esteemed for its brilliant artistic values. After it was passed on, recreated and developed from generation to generation, the traditional art has displayed further its charm and elegance"--Cultural China web site
Print Book, English, ©2010
Better Link Press, New York, NY, ©2010