CONNECTING WOMEN TO
THE SILK ROADS

Primary Sources Connect Women to the Silk Road

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Primary Source #3

Tang Dynasty Statue

In China, it was often well-to-do women who rode. Women in Tang society over time changed their appearance and clothes. This fashionably plump female rider wears loose garments with wide collars.

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CONNECTING WOMEN TO THE SILK ROADS
Introduction
Influential Women Women and Silk Production Exploring Primary Sources
  Tang dynasty’s Wu Zetian   Making Silk   Primary Source Lessons
  Princess Wencheng   Wearing Silk  
  Sorghaghtani Beki   Reviving Silk Traditions  
  Empress Irene    


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