Author Verity Wilson was curator of Chinese textiles at the Victoria and Albert Museum until 2004 and an international renowned specialist on the subject. In her book Chinese Textiles, she leads the reader through history and Chinese culture as it relates to textile examples. Over 100 brilliant pieces are grouped by their purpose—usually for celebration and ceremony although decorative textiles play their role. This book is a rich resource and would be a respectable addition to your library.
Chinese Textiles by Verity Wilson
London: V&A Publications, 2005. Hardbound, 128 pages. $50. ISBN 1-85177-438-6.
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