Peter F. Stone’s new book and second edition ‘Oriental Rugs: An illustrated Lexicon of Motifs, Materials, and Origins’ published by Tuttle Publisning in November 2013, is more than just an update of his first rug lexicon. It is now illustrated with more than 1000 color images and drawings and provides updated information about many new topics.
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.
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.