Transcending Patterns

Transcending Patterns: Silk Road Cultural and Artistic Interactions through Central Asian Textiles (University of Hawaii Press, 2019)

Author Mariachiara Gasparini discusses textile history across and beyond the Silk Road between the 7th to 14th centuries.

key themes
  • Buddhism, Daoism, and Confucianism
  • Material culture
  • Art market and commerce
  • Transcultural and transnational approaches
  • Silk Road studies