Chinese Dress

From the Qing Dynasty to the Present
Product Number: EB00643821
Released: Mar 11, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781462906949
Publisher: Tuttle Publishing
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Featuring over 450 archival photographs and line drawings, Chinese Dress: From the Qing Dynasty to the Present traces the evolution of Chinese clothing from court and formal costumes to the fashions of modern China. A comprehensive and sumptuously illustrated book, Chinese Dress is the essential reference for costume historians, fashion designers and collectors, as well as lovers of beautiful clothes everywhere. Chapters include: -Dress of the Qing Manchu Rulers 1644-1911 -Dress of the Manchu Consorts 1644-1911 -Attire of Mandarins and Merchants -Attire of Chinese Women -Republican Dress 1912-1949 -Clothing of the Lower Classes -Clothing for Children -Dress in New China 1950-2006From Imperial robes to foot binding to the cheongsam, Chinese Dress spotlights traditional Chinese dress against a background of historical, cultural and social change, opening a fascinating window for anyone seeking to deepen their understanding of China, Chinese culture and Chinese fashion history.

Author(s): Valery Garrett
Original Publish Date: May 29, 2012

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