Shanghai: Donghua University Press, 2011.
314 pp. 969 color illustrations. 9 x 12 Hardback in dustjacket in New condition. Item #BOOKS009120I
Second part of a systematic and comprehensive scientific study of all the known silk textiles from the Mogao Grottoes (Caves of the Thousand Buddhas) in Dunhuang, an oasis strategically located at a religious and cultural crossroads on the Silk Road. These works were collected by the Paul Pelliot Mission (1906-1909) and housed in the Guimet Museum and French National Library. Most illustrations are details.