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1) brocade. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...China the weaving of silk, which dates from the Shang dynasty, developed into complex patterns including moire, damask, and brocade. Brocade is characterized by a...

2) Harunobu, Suzuki. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Japanese color-print artist of the ukiyo-e school. He was the first to use a wide range of colors effectively in printing. In 1765 he created multicolored calendar...

3) Ki no Tsurayuki. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Japanese diarist, literary theorist, and poet. Renowned for his erudition and skill in Chinese and Japanese poetry, Tsurayuki took the leading role in the compilation...

4) Louis period styles. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Louis period styles, 1610-1793, succession of modes of interior decoration and architecture that established France as a leading influence in the decorative arts....

5) embroidery. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Decorative objects, such as shells, feathers, beads, and jewels, are often sewn to the embroidered piece. The Bayeux tapestry is among the most famous examples of...

6) Japanese art. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Japanese art, works of art created in the islands that make up the nation of Japan. 1 Early WorksThe earliest art of Japan, probably dating from the 3d and 2d millennia...

7) silk. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Many varieties of silk-spinning worms and insects are known, but the silkworm of commerce is the larva of the Bombyx mori, or mulberry silkworm, and other closely...

8) Persian literature. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...Persian literature, literary writings in the Persian language, nearly all of it written in the area traditionally known as Persia, now Iran. 1 Pre-Islamic and Early...

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