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When Silk Was Gold: Central Asian and Chinese Textiles Hardcover – October, 1997


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 238 pages
  • Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art (October 1997)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0870998250
  • ISBN-13: 978-0870998256
  • Product Dimensions: 1 x 9.2 x 12.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,242,027 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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19 of 22 people found the following review helpful By cordanjr@jmu.edu on November 30, 1998
Format: Hardcover
Scholars and hobbiests interested in central asian and early chinese silk must read this text.
The authors have gone into great detail on techniques and methods used by the great craftsmen of the great silk trade.
The structure of major pieces is presented in sufficient detail to seperate styles of manufacture and artistic traditions.
The beauty of the material and the method pf graphic presentation make this text a must have.
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