(THE) ARTISTIC TRADITIONS OF NON-EUROPEAN CULTURE
Vol. 4: Textiles of the Silk Road. Design and decorative techniques: from Far East to Europe, Beata Biedrońska-Słota & Aleksandra Görlich (eds.)
Contents: Introduction (Jerzy Malinowski; Aleksandra Görlich); PART ONE: EAST ASIA - Małgorzata Martini, Kumihimo: An Ancient Art or a Present–Day One? The Gifts of Mrs Midori Suzuki to the Japanese Art Collection in Kraków; Barbara Szewczyk, “How the Kimono Released Women from Corsets” – Japonism in Fashion at the Turn of the 19th and 20th Centuries; Anna Bielak, The Kimono as a Fashion Phenomenon in Modern Japan and Beyond; Maria Cybulska, Tomasz Dróżdż, Traditional Japanese Shibori and Contemporary Textile Design; Joanna Bodzek, To [Mend] A Reflection on the Lee Edelkoort Anti-Fashion Manifesto, the Kimono Reconstruction Project – My Personal Vision on How Mended Clothes Can Mean “Style” in the Future and How This is Connected with the Boro Textiles of Japan; Ewa Orlińska-Mianowska, Reception of the Orient in the Eighteenth-Century European Silk Industry; PART TWO: CENTRAL ASIA - Marta Żuchowska, Transferring Patterns Along the Silk Road: Vine and Grape Motifs on Chinese Silks in the 1st Millennium AD; Paweł Janik, The Faces from Noin Ula’s Embroidery – Xiongnu or Kushans ?; Astrid Klein, The Language of Kučean Clothing: A Comparative Study of Wall Paintings and Textilesl; PART THREE: FROM CENTRAL ASIA TO NEAR EAST AND EUROPE – INFLUENCES - Kosuke Goto, The Celestial Lotus: On the Sources of Ornamental Patterns Woven in Silk Samite; Maria Ludovica Rosati, Textiles Patterns on the Move: Looking at the Iconographical Exchanges Along the Silk Route in the Pre-Modern Period as Cultural Processes; Beata Biedrońska-Słota, The Cross-Cultural Role of Textiles Exemplified by Textiles with Arabic Inscriptions and Some Other Motifs; Cemile Tuna, Silk Trade from Bursa to Krakow on the Silk Road; PART FOUR: TECHNIQUE AND TRADITION THROUGHOUT ASIA - Natalia Shabalina, Colour is a Sign of National Traditional Ornamental Art; Racep Karadag, Characterisation of Dyes, Metal Threads and Silk Yarns from 16–18th-century Ottoman Silk Brocades.
Polish Institute of World Art Studies & Tako Publishing House, Warsaw–Toruń 2016 ISSN 2450-5692 (178 s.)