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Bamboo slips, Han Dynasty, 2.1 x 23 cm (one slip).

Bamboo slips, Han Dynasty, 2.1 x 23 cm (one slip).

© China Cultural Heritage Information and Consultation Center
Letters, Ming Dynasty, 30 x 41 cm.

Letters, Ming Dynasty, 30 x 41 cm.

© China Cultural Heritage Information and Consultation Center
Handwritten letter from a literatus, Ming Dynasty, 32.5 x 28.5 cm.

Handwritten letter from a literatus, Ming Dynasty, 32.5 x 28.5 cm.

© China Cultural Heritage Information and Consultation Center

Notice

Material
Wood | Textiles | Paper and parchment
Type
Documents | Calligraphy
Details
Inscriptions and decorative patterns written, carved or printed on a wide variety of materials such as bamboo, wood, silk or paper. These include bamboo and wood strips, woodblock-printed books, rare archival documents, letters, maps and handwriting.
Red List
Red List of Chinese Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
China
Period
From the Zhou Dynasty (1046 BC) to 1949 AD