Author Name Collector's Guide to Chinese Dress Accessories
Seller ID 29332
Collector's Guide to Chinese Dress Accessories by Valery M. Garrett, 1997, 187pp, hard cover, dust jacket, 130 photos in color, worn during the Qing dynasty and the period up to the middle of the 20th century. topics include: headwear, jewelry, collars, zia pei, doudous, purses and fans, footwear and home furnishings. detailed description of the various accessories used by the imperial family and the mandarins, from headwear to shoes, but also background on techniques, symbolism, social relationships, and the official regulations governing dress. also the care of antique textiles and tips on identifying authentic pieces.