Chinese clothing has undergone continuous transformations throughout history, providing a reflection of the culture in place at any given time. A wealth of archaeological findings coupled with ancient mythology, poetry and songs enable us to see the development of distinctive Chinese fashions through the ages. This illustrated introductory survey takes the reader through traditional Chinese clothing, ornamentation and ceremonial wear, discusses the importance of silk and the diverse costumes of China's ethnic groups before ...

Chinese Clothing 2011, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521186896

3rd Revised edition

Trade paperback

Chinese Clothing 2010, China Intercontinental Press, Beijing

ISBN-13: 9787508516615