A REVOLUTIONARY JIAXIE DYED CHINESE BED COVERLET – TAASA Review March 2021
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This article was originally found in the March 2021 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 30, Issue 1, Page 24).
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Margaret White A n opportune purchase of a large, indigo blue and white textile in Singapore led me on a path of discovery.
The textile appeared to be woven from fairly coarse cotton and bore a variety of printed images but what was its function and how was it made? Jiaxie bed coverlet, China c.
1960s or 70s, indigo dye on cotton...