TITLE

VINTAGE CHINESE BANGLES

AUTHOR(S)
Liu, Robert K.
PUB. DATE
October 2013
SOURCE
Ornament;2013, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses vintage Chinese bangles and bracelets, focusing on ethnographic analysis of various pieces dating from the Qing Dynasty to Republic of China. Topics include the use of materials such as rattan, silver, and bamboo in such jewelry, the social use and meanings of the pieces, and the craftsmanship and design in their construction.
ACCESSION #
94387030

 

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