CHUNG, PH.D., YOUNG YANG.; PHOTOGRAPHS BY LEE, JUNG AE; SOOB, YOO IN; UFFER, MICHAEL & STACK, RICHARD L.
Title The Art Of Oriental Embroidery: History, Aesthetics, And Techniques.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition.
Edition First Edition.
Publisher Charles Scribner's Sons, New York: 1979.
0684162482 / 9780684162485
Seller ID 68548X1
Relates the history of embroidery in China, Japan, and Korea and explains the techniques used in each of the three countries. Examples from public and private collections all over the world are shown. Scrolls, screens, banners, and home accessories are described, and a chapter each is given to the supreme examples - the Chinese Dragon Robe, the Japanese Kimono, and its symbolism are fully dealt with. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Oriental Embroidery, Young Yang Chung, Needlecrafts, Crafts, Scrolls, Screens, Banners, Home Accessories, Chinese Dragon Robe, Japanese Kimono, Korean Bridal Robe, Ch'ing Dynasty, Han Dynasty, Kimonos, Momoyama Period, T'ang Dynasty, Noh Theater Kosode).