Analysis of Two Chinese Canton Silks: Jiāo-chou and Xiang-yun-shā

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Lin, ShuHwa
Art and Design
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This one-hour discussion panel will examine bi-colored black and brown silk textiles called chiao-chou and shiang-yin-sa, (a.k.a. black gummed silk, Canton silk, cloud perfumed silk, gambiered silk, and by other names). Little known in the West, these textiles express cultural identities associated with a specific geographic locals