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Broderies Chinoises (Traditional Chinese Embroidery)
Ernst Henri, 1925. First edition. Hardcover. Folio. [6]pp (Title, Introduction, and list of plates), 36 loose plates, as issued. Original half cloth over paper covered portfolio, with illustrated title label pasted on front board. String ties. Splendid collection of 36 striking pochoir plates (printed over collotype) tipped onto heavy mounts, showing 95 examples of fine traditional Chinese embroidery in a wide variety of designs and colors. Most of the plates depict embroidered Kossu, traditional clothes, fabrics, and velvet. Some rubbing along edges of portfolio. One string tie missing. Minor age-toning along paper margin. Text in French. Portfolio in overall good- to good, interior in good+, collotypes in very good condition. g+. [Attributes: First Edition]
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