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Early Carpets and Tapestries on the Eastern Silk Road

Gloria Gonick

A mysterious group of textiles, preserved for centuries in Kyoto, is brought out only for an annual Shinto-Buddhist festival. This richly illustrated guide explains the tapestries’ meaning, their Chinese origins and the reasons why they are shrouded in such secrecy.
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  • Publisher: ACC
  • Year: 2015
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 172pp
  • Illustrated: Yes
  • Dimensions: 298x230mm
  • ISBN: 9781851498109
  • Condition: New
  • Weight: 1.3kg
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