Item CPC/1/P/3 - Huang Daopo

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Huang Daopo


  • Aug 1979 (Creation)

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AC 237

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Huang Daopo, a Song dynasty weaver, ran away from hometown Songjiang after she was sold into marriage at a young age. She went to Hainan where she learnt spinning and weaving from the local Li people. She eventually returned to Songjiang, bringing with her new technology, which made her hometown famous for textiles. Background: traditional Chinese blue & white textile design.
Price: 0.14 Yuan
Serial number: 8081.11724
Edition: 1979年8月第1版1979年8月第1次印刷, 00,001-15,000

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Access is subject to signing the Regulations for Access form, unless the records are restricted under the Data Protection Act 2018 or under exemptions in the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

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  • Chinese

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539mm x 778mm

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