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chinese patterns - Google Search

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An arrangement of floral medallions interspersed with quatrefoil motifs was one of the dominant textile patterns of the High Tang period (roughly the first half of the eighth century). A textile with a similar large floral medallion has been preserved as part of the Shôsô-in collection from the mid-eighth-century imperial repository in Nara, Japan. However, an aspect of this work's weave structure-namely, that it is bound in weft-faced twill on both the face and the reverse-is more commonly…

An arrangement of floral medallions interspersed with quatrefoil motifs was one of the dominant textile patterns of the High Tang period (roughly the first half of the eighth century). A textile with a similar large floral medallion has been preserved as part of the Shôsô-in collection from the mid-eighth-century imperial repository in Nara, Japan. However, an aspect of this work's weave structure-namely, that it is bound in weft-faced twill on both the face and the reverse-is more commonly…

Page from a 19th century Chinese pattern book on rice paper.  Image credit: Don Cohn, New York

Page from a 19th century Chinese pattern book on rice paper. Image credit: Don Cohn, New York

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