Exquisite fabrics : traditional weaving and embroidery patterns in China = Jin xiu wen zhang (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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Exquisite fabrics : traditional weaving and embroidery patterns in China = Jin xiu wen zhang

Author: Chunming Gao
Publisher: New York, NY : Better Link Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chunming Gao
ISBN: 9781602200012 1602200017
OCLC Number: 503075427
Description: 650 pages : color illustrations ; 36 cm
Other Titles: Jin Xiu wen zhang
Responsibility: by Gao Chunming with a foreword by John Vollmer.

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"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.

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