The Stein Collection - resources
Books and articles
- Burnham, H.B., 'Technical aspects of the warp-faced compound tabbies of the Han dynasty', Bulletin de Liaison du Centre International d'Etude des Textiles Anciens 22, 1965, pp. 25-45.
- Joshua, J., 'The restoring of ancient textiles', Embroidery 1933/9, pp. 15-18.
- King, D., 'Some notes on warp-faced compound weaves', Bulletin de Liaison du Centre International d'Etude des Textiles Anciens 28, 1968, pp. 9-19.
- Kazuyoshi, Nagasawa, 'Chugoku Koda: Kan-To no Senshoku' (Ancient China: Textiles from the Han to Tang periods), Senshoku no Bi (Textile Art) 30, 1984, pp. 9-72.
- O'Neale, L.M., 'A survey of the woollen textiles in the Sir Aurel Stein Collections', American Anthropologist 38, 1936, pp. 414-32.
- O'Neale, L.M. and Durrell, D.F., 'An analysis of the Central Asian silks excavated by Sir Aurel Stein', Southwestern Journal of Anthropology I, 1945, pp. 392-446.
- Persson, H., 'Stein Mellon Textile Project at the V&A', The V&A Conservation Journal 55, 2007, pp. 2-4.
- Priewe, Sascha, 'The Stein Loan Collection: Ceramics and Buddhist Sculpture from the Silk Roads in the Victoria and Albert Museum', Journal of Inner Asian Art & Archaeology 3, 2008, pp.37-43
- Riboud, K., 'Some remarks on strikingly similar Han figured silks found in recent years in diverse sites', Archives of Asian Art 26, 1972-73, pp. 12-25.
- Wilson, V., 'Early textiles from Central Asia: approaches to study with reference to the Stein Loan Collection in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London', Textile History 26 (1), 1995, pp. 23-52.
- Yokohari, K., 'An essay on the debut of the Chinese samit based on the study of Astana textiles', Bulletin of the Ancient Orient Museum 12, 1991, pp. 41-101.
- Zhao, F. (ed.), 'Textiles from Dunhuang in UK Collections', Donghua University Press, 2007.
International Dunhuang Project is an worldwide online resource on Silk Road materials and finds.
The British Museum: Handbook to the collections of Sir Aurel Stein in the UK
The British Museum: Sir Aurel Stein; proceedings of the British Museum study day, 23 March 2002
Digital Archive of Toyo Bunko Rare Books: digitised versions of books by Sir Aurel Stein
Library of Hungarian Academy of Sciences online exhibition: Hidden Treasures of the Silk Road: Aurel Stein and the Caves of the Thousand Buddhas
Library of Hungarian Academy of Sciences and the University of Hong Kong Museum & Art Gallery online exhibition: Fascinated by the Orient: Aurel Stein 1862-1943
Wikipedia entry: Sir Marc Aurel Stein
Stein Collection material at the V&A
Additional material from the Stein Collection can be viewed by appointment:
Victoria & Albert Museum
London SW7 2RL
Tel: 020 7942 2244
Fax: 020 7942 2252