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Category: Applied Arts -> Needlework and Textiles -> Inventory #19204
Silk and Stone : The Art of Asia the Third Hali Annual
Editor Tilden, Jill
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Publisher: Hali Publications Limited
Place: London
Year: 1996
ISBN: 1898113203
Binding: Cloth
Size: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall
Book Condition: Like New
Jacket Condition: Fine
This volume explores the rich diversity of Asian art. The range of subjects examined includes silk in China under the Northern Song, Indonesian royal and ethnic gold, Islamic arhcitecture in the Deccan, a Persian manuscript of Sa'di's "Gulistan", Khmer sculpture and Mughal red-ground "grotesque" carpets. It highlights the complex interactions of Far and Near Eastern traditions as artistic and religious ideas were transmitted first along the Silk Road, and then as a result of the extensive conquests of Genghis Khan and Timur. The book forms part of the "Hali Annual" series which presents essays on Asian art.198pp.Plus adverts. N.B. Scuff mark to front D/J.
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