Decorative Designs from China Dunhuang Murals

Edited by Shana Chang

Decorative Designs from China Dunhuang Murals

Edited by Shana Chang

Distributed for Hong Kong University Press

390 pages | illustrations throughout | 11.25 x 11.25
Hardcover $180.00 ISBN: 9787302209997 Published December 2009 AAUKEU - ALL AMERICAS & UNITED KINGDOM & EUROPE
This collection of more than 300 Dunhuang decorative designs reflects creativity and innovation in Chinese Buddhist art. The book is the result of three years’ collecting by Chang Shuhong and her students of ten types of decorative designs in the Mogao Grottoes, including architecture, murals, painted sculptures and other decorative patterns. The designs are classified into ten categories according to historical period, presenting a panoramic survey of the Dunhuang decorative patterns throughout Chinese history.
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