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Silk, carpets and the silk road.

Thompson, Jon.

Silk, carpets and the silk road.

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Published by NHK Culture Center in Tokyo .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Published to accompany an exhibtion of silk carpets in Japan, 1987-1988.

ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19843093M

  Silk garments, wool rugs, and fine glass were the prizes for those who survived the trip. Activities using everyday materials bring the Silk Road to life. Young readers will see how ideas in math, science, religion, and art were spread by travelers along with the treasures they :


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