V&A Pattern: Chinese Textiles
  • Imprint: V & A Publishing
  • Publication Date: June 1, 2011
  • Price: $12.95
  • Trim Size: 5 x 7
  • ISBN: 1-85177-622-2
  • EAN: 9781851776221
  • Page Count: 80
  • Illustrations: 65 full-color illustrations
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: North America

Following the success of the previous titles in the V&A Pattern series, four new books reveal more of the V&A's spectacular and extensive pattern collections.

Chinese Textiles by Yueh-Siang Chang moves through the centuries highlighting the motifs of luxurious courtly robes, floral silks intended for the export market, and even the tongue-in-cheek patterns of Vivienne Tam.

About the author

Yueh-Siang Chang is assistant curator of Chinese arts in the Asian Department at the V&A.