A important technical study and reference work on the textiles found during Sven Hedin's 1934 exped ition into Chinese Turkistan (now Xinjiang Provinc e, China). The materials were found at Lou-Lan, in the southwestern quadrant of the Taklamakan Desert, on the southern silk road route - the dat ing of the Lou-Lan site is still a matter of debK : 2, Pl. III : 5 and 3, both have strings of wool and vegetable fibre (hemp?) ... The neat necklace, PL III : 3, is rather perfect in its kind, and it is a pity that this specimen of Lou-lan ornaments is not better ... A striking contrast against the strict lines of the core is formed by the outside yarn, 2 a 3 mm thick and z-spun of pale anbsp;...
|Title||:||Woollen Textiles of the Lou-Lan People|
|Publisher||:||Orchid Press - 2006-01-30|