To deepen the understanding of cultural and social background of Chinese Textiles and Embroideries.
The Palace Museum’s Essential Collection
Selected 273 pieces of Chinese Textiles and Embroideries from different dynasties
The Palace Museum, the Forbidden City, has a comprehensive collection of the world's largest treasury of ancient Chinese art. The Museum is an abundant resource for anyone who is interested in Chinese paintings, ceramic wares, jade wares, calligraphy, furniture, and other valuable treasures.
This title contains a selected collection of 273 pieces of embroidery crafts from the Palace Museum, most of them imperial items from Ming and Qing dynasties. It covers textiles and embroideries, court costumes, as well as woven and embroidered calligraphy and painting, with an introductory essay by the Palace Museum’s own expert who presents the artistic and historical value of the rare treasures.