Red Alert: Bright New Must-Have Treasures from China
Dias, Denise, ROM Magazine
The Warrior Emperor and China's Terracotta Army has conquered the ROM boutique with an army of scarlet, ruby, and cherry-coloured merchandise that brilliantly reflects the rich culture of a country with thousands of years of history.
Modern style meets ancient legend in the store's smart selection of red-hot home accessories and decor items inspired by the Terracotta Army. Porcelain warrior figurines, fine paper goods, and stunning silk scarves all make memorable mementos of this landmark exhibition that highlights one of the greatest archaeological finds in history: the Terracotta Army of the Warrior Emperor Qin Shihuangdi.
1. CHINA STYLE
Calling all sinophiles! Add some culture to your coffee table with this breathtaking photography book illustrating some of China's most exceptional and iconic interiors. $14.99
Why we love it! It's full of inspirational images that will instantly stimulate feelings of simplicity, Zen and wellbeing.
2. THE WARRIOR EMPEROR AND CHINA'S TERRACOTTA ARMY GUIDE
Enhance your experience of the exhibition with your personal copy of the exhibition guidebook. Learn about the rise of the Chinese Empire and the excavations that unearthed the terracotta warriors. $5 (tax included)
Why we love it! Authored by the ROM's own Chen Shen, a senior curator and the Bishop White Chair of Far Eastern Art & Archaeology, this concise book is an excellent resource and souvenir.
3. CHINESE PILLOW BOX
Pillow boxes were traditionally used by travellers to safeguard valuables during the night. This decorative red leather box makes an elegant display or storage piece. …