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By Hua Mei; Yu Hong; Zhang Lei

ISBN-10: 750850612X

ISBN-13: 9787508506128

A part of the academic and wonderfully produced Cultural China sequence, this e-book specializes in the lengthy heritage of clothes and embellishes in China, that are one in every of the must haves of lifestyles, to boot a part of China’s conventional craft history. This e-book discusses the improvement of garment making via archeological research, and the portrayals of other forms of garments in historic texts and drawings. As a retrospective of clothes all through chinese language historical past, we will be able to outline cultural pursuits during the centuries. In bright colour, with illustrations and pictures accompanying the textual content all through.

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Not only the royal family had the whole house dress in brocade and their horses and dogs clad in woolen dress, but all the rich wore what was called the “five colored brocade” and decorated their furniture with silks and embroideries. By the end of the late Han Dynasty, Buddhism became increasingly popular in China. Embroidery of Buddha’s A pair of shoe pads with exquisite embroidery. (Provided by Imaginechina) portrait remained popular all the way through the Tang Dynasty. This kind of embroidered Buddha can still be seen in museums in England and in Japan, acclaimed for the fine cra�smanship and dazzling colors.

According to history book, a�er the About the 1st year of Tianbao-Yuanhe mid-Tang Dynasty, the trend became Period (about 742-806) not wearing power or rouge on the About the last year of Zhenyuan face. The only makeup that remained Period (about 803) Late Tang Dynasty (about 828-907) Late Tang Dynasty (about 828-907) was the black lipstick. It was called the “weeping makeup” or “tears makeup”. Compared with the gorgeous dress of the ruqun, a full set of men’s 37 Chinese Clothing riding a�ire on women had its own unique flavor.

Wide sleeves and long robes, flying ribbons and floating skirts, elegant and majestic hair ornaments – all these became the trend of Wei and Jin garments. The Elegant Wei and Jin Period The Thousand Faces of the Tang Costume I n terms of cultural and economic development of the feudal society, the Tang Dynasty in China was doubtless a peak in the development of human civilization. The Tang government not only opened up the country to the outside world, allowing foreigners to do business and come to study, but went so far as to allowing them in exams for selection of government officials.

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