Chinese Dress: From The Qing Dynasty To The Present Day by Valery GarrettChinese Dress: From The Qing Dynasty To The Present Day by Valery Garrett

Chinese Dress: From The Qing Dynasty To The Present Day

byValery Garrett

Paperback | April 28, 2020

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Featuring over 450 archival photographs and line drawings, Chinese Dress traces the evolution of Chinese clothing from court and formal costumes to the fashions of twenty-first century China.Author Valery Garrett skillfully weaves the story of Chinese dress in all its variations-elaborately embroidered robes, military uniforms, children's dress, wedding and funeral attire, working clothes, Mao-inspired fashion-against a backdrop of historical, cultural and social change.A comprehensive and sumptuously illustrated book, this book includes images of garments and accessories from museum and private collections, as well as unpublished or little-known archival photos and printed materials.Chapters include: - Dress of the Qing Manchu Rulers 1644-1911 - Dress of the Manchu Consorts 1644-1911 -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-Present DayFor both modern fashion inspiration and accurate historical representation, Chinese Dress is the essential reference for costume historians, fashion designers and collectors, as well as lovers of beautiful clothes!
Valery Garretttrained as a fashion designer in London before working in Hong Kong as the head of Fashion Design at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University for more than thirty years. From her early research into rural clothing worn in Hong Kong, she has become a respected authority on Chinese dress from the Qing dynasty to the present day...
Title:Chinese Dress: From The Qing Dynasty To The Present DayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:240 pagesPublished:April 28, 2020Publisher:Tuttle PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0804852561

ISBN - 13:9780804852562