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The cheongsam

Author: Hazel Clark
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Series: Images of Asia.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Cheongsam, the first comprehensive account of the garment to be written in English, traces the garment's history from its origins in the robes of the rulers of the Manchu dynasty (1644-1911) to its popularity on the catwalks of today's major international fashion shows. Evolving from the classless, androgynous long robes traditionally worn by Chinese men, the cheongsam offered freedom from the layers of
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Clark, Hazel.
Cheongsam.
New York : Oxford University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)646959089
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hazel Clark
ISBN: 0195909399 9780195909395
OCLC Number: 44876865
Description: viii, 72 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 21 cm.
Series Title: Images of Asia.
Responsibility: Hazel Clark.
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This volume documents the history and development of the cheongsam, the close-fitting dress which was the most popular single garment worn by Chinese women during the 20th century, and includes  Read more...

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