Proceedings of the 3rd Annual International Conference on Social Science and Contemporary Humanity Development

Study on Causes of Disappearance of Wax Printing Technique in the Central Plains Area during Song Dynasty

Authors
Bin Li, Hong-Guang Ye, An-Ding Liu, Xiao-Jing Fang
Corresponding Author
Bin Li
Available Online September 2017.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/sschd-17.2017.88How to use a DOI?
Keywords
Wax Printing, Disappearance, Song Dynasty, the Central Plains Area.
Abstract

The aim of this paper is to analyze the sudden disappearance of the wax printing technique in the Central Plains area during Song dynasty. We analyzed historical literatures, textile archaeology, and various other methods to summarize the main reasons leading to the disappearance of the wax printing from three aspects: political, economic, and technical factors. Political factors are reflected in the promulgation and implementation of dyeing injunction in the Song Dynasty; the government did not support this technique in folklore for the process wasted a lot of resources. Economic factors are reflected in the difficulty to obtain a large number of beeswax, the raw material for wax printing, because of the reduced territory in Song Dynasty. Technical factors are reflected in the generation and widespread of the new alkaline printing process, which accelerated the demise of wax printing.

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Volume Title
Proceedings of the 3rd Annual International Conference on Social Science and Contemporary Humanity Development
Series
Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research
Publication Date
September 2017
ISBN
978-94-6252-401-9
ISSN
2352-5398
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/sschd-17.2017.88How to use a DOI?
Copyright
© 2017, the Authors. Published by Atlantis Press.
Open Access
This is an open access article distributed under the CC BY-NC license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0/).

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