Loading

Book of Silk Threads with Blue Cover

Austin Kramer

Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China

Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China

In the year a woman was to marry, her father would order a book of silk thread to give to her. On the blue cover of this book, the numbers "82726" are embroidered in white thread, indicating the 26th day of the 7th month of 1982 (using the lunar calendar).

Show lessRead more
  • Title: Book of Silk Threads with Blue Cover
  • Creator: Austin Kramer
  • Provenance: Museum of Ethnic Cultures, Minzu University of China
  • Original Source: http://bwg.muc.edu.cn/
  • ethnic group: Miao
  • creator nationality: American

Recommended

Home
Explore
Nearby
Profile