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Title: Imperial Wardrobe
Description: Berkeley: Ten Speed Press, 2000. Hardcover. Illustrated by 109 color plates 77 black and white; Court dress of the late Qing (1644-1911) period. Colorful Chinese textiles. Revised from the 1990 edition. "A revised edition of the 1990 original work, this volume takes an in- depth look at the court costume of the late Qing period, using the Huangchao liqi tushi as a framework for examining individual items of dress. Color photographs and contemporary portraits from the period render each item in exquisite color and detail. Every garment in the official wardrobe is described and placed within its historical and cultural context, making this the ideal reference for collectors, students, art lovers, and historians. From the ritual uses of court dress to official coats and hats, this volume captures the spirit of China's last imperial house with an unequaled examination of its ceremonies and fashions." -Publisher ; 3; 208 pp.. Very Good in Very Good dustjacket; 9.5 x 12 Hardback in dustjacket in Very Good condition .

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Price: US$ 45.00 Seller: RugBooks
- Book number: BOOKS005402I



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