Chinese Silks


The Textile Society of America has just announced the winner of the Annual R.L. Shep Ethnic Textiles Book Award. The award is given to Feng Zhao, Chinese editor and Dieter Kuhn, English editor of ‘Chinese Silks’. This book has contributions from seven authors with foreword by James C.Y. Watt and contributions by Chen Juanjuan, Huang Nengfu, Dieter Kuhn, Li Wenying, Peng Hao, and Zhao Feng.

Saddle rugs from China and Beyond

Dragon and Horse

Drs. Koos de Jong’s newly published book ‘Dragon & Horse – Saddle Rugs and Other Horse Tack from China and Beyond’ has got a lot of attention from collectors and scholars. The first presentations of his new English-Chinese edition took place in the spring 2013.

Famous fakes

A Tuduc fake: The McMullan Armorial Lotto, Metropolitian Museum of Art

A book about Tuduc fakes edited and written by Stefano Ionescu has just been published. The book is entitled “Handbook of Fakes by Tuduc” and includes 76 images of Tuduc fakes and images of authentic examples used as models for Tuduc. Stefano Ionescu’s handbook presents a framework for identifying suspect carpets which involves examination of technical and stylistic characteristics…