Chinese Clothing - Culture China Series (Ebook)

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Language: English
Format: 1 book
Page: 160
Publication Date: 10/2004
ISBN: 9787508506128

Ebook in PDF format, sample can be found here

This book discusses the development of garment making through archeological investigation, and the portrayals of different types of clothing in ancient texts and drawings. As a retrospective of garments throughout Chinese history, we can define cultural movements throughout the centuries. In vivid color, with illustrations and photographs accompanying the text throughout.
Table of Contents
Shenyi and Broad Sleeves
Royal Ceremonial Wear
Introduction of Ethnic Minority Styles
The Elegant Wei and Jin Period
The Thousand Faces of the Tang Costume
Silk, the Silk Road and the Art of Embroidery
Beizi: a Song Style Garment
Ming Garments as Seen in Classical Portraits
The Official Uniform
Ancient Armor Suits
Qi Costumes - a Combination of Manchu and Han Nationality's Clothes
Civilized New Clothes and Improved Cheong-sam
Farmer & Worker Uniforms and Service-dresses
Professional Image and Professional Dresses
Adornments and Fairy Tales
Hats with Meanings
Shawls and the Back Wrapping Cloth
A Silhouette of Tibetan Costumes
Countless Ornamental Objects
Keeping Pace with the World Fashion
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