Xue Yan

Department of Exhibition and Conservation, CNSM
Tel: 0571-87032245
E-mail: xueyan39@163.com
Deputy director of Chinese Textiles Identification Protection Center; member of Zhejiang Provincial Committee of Cultural Relics; deputy director of Key Scientific Research Base of Textile Conservation, SACH


Research area:
Textile relics’ identification and textile technologies study; conservation and preventive protection of ancient textiles


Educational experience:
1985-1988, Zhejiang Radio & Television University
2001-2004, Zhejiang Sci-Tech University
2000-2002, postgraduate courses of Department of world history of Hangzhou University (now Zhejiang University)


Working experience:
1987-now, China National Silk Museum
1993-2002, under the tutelage of Chen Juan-Juan, member of National Committee of Cultural Relics & researcher of the Palace Museum, for identification of textile relics


Research topics & projects in charge:

State Administration of Cultural Heritage projects: 2007-2009, “Study and Conservation of Traditional Chinese Embroidery Techniques”

Projects of Zhejiang Provincial Cultural Heritage: 2000-2001, “Conservation & Identification of Silk of Ming Dynasty”

Co-operative research: 2010-2013, “Mounted Seal in Tripitaka Silk of Ming Dynasty”; “Identification of Unearthed Textiles from Liao Tomb in Turki Hill”