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Author Hua, Mei, 1951-

Title Chinese clothing / Hua Mei ; [translated from the original Chinese by Yu Hong and Zhang Lei].

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    391.0095 HUA 2011    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Edition Updated ed.
Description 163 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 23 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Introductions to Chinese culture
Introductions to Chinese culture.
Note Translators from cover.
Contents A brief history of ancient clothing -- Clothes and hierarchy in ancient times -- Silk, the silk road and the art of embroidery -- The beauty of traditional garments -- Trends in modern garments.
Summary 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 considering modern trends and China's place in the fashion world today.
Subject Clothing and dress -- China -- History.
Costume -- China -- History.
Added Title Zhongguo fu shi. English
ISBN 9780521186896 (pbk.)
0521186897 (pbk.)

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