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Scholarly Resources for Historical Asian Fashion

Journal Entry: Thu Feb 27, 2014, 7:25 PM


Here’s a list of Scholarly Resources focusing on Historical Asian Fashions that is also available to English readers. Web sources are denoted as (WEB), public domain books available online as (ONLINE BOOK) , while the rest are printed books. Those with previews available on Google books are (PREVIEW ON GOOGLE BOOKS).

I have read most of these books/sources or have had them recommended to me. Some of these books may be out of print, but you may be able to find them at your local library (try Interloan).

More sources will be added as time goes by. Please let me know if you have a recommended source!

 

ASIA / WORLD


CHINA

 

INDIA

  • The Costumes and Textiles of India by J.B. Bhushan (1958)

 

JAPAN

 

KOREA

 

PHILIPPINES


THAILAND / SIAM

 

VIETNAM



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:iconzagoman07:
ZAGOMAN07 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2016  Student General Artist
Hi I very like yours traditional art and style . So keep working La la la la  
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Night-Class Featured By Owner Feb 24, 2016  Hobbyist General Artist
You have such great References <3Soooo Cute..Onion 
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red9283 Featured By Owner Jan 15, 2016
Hi, will you ever make a men's version for evolution of Chinese fashion? I've been trying to research them, but everything I look up seems really jumbled and confusing.
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lilsuika Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2016   Digital Artist
Perhaps one day since I do this in my spare time as a hobby. I would recommend that you read:

  • Chinese Clothing by Hua Mei, English text translated by Yu Hong & Zhang Lei (2004)
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ANgrantAN Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2015
Incredible work! Very well done historical pieces, and excellent art skills. Do you have any Tang-specific sources you ever reference?
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lilsuika Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2016   Digital Artist
My main resources are:
Original paintings (you can see them on my pinterest: www.pinterest.com/nduong08/chi…
  • Chinese Clothing by Hua Mei, English text translated by Yu Hong & Zhang Lei (2004)
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ANgrantAN Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2016
Thanks!
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justokre Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2015
You are awesome. Thank you so much. Do you happen to know anyone that does stuff like you but for Western cultures?
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lilsuika Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2016   Digital Artist
There are a lot. I recommend Chronicle of Western Fashion by John Peacock. www.amazon.com/Chronicle-Weste…
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HK09 Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2015  Student
Wow, your gallery is truly stunning! Was searching for a gallery like this! Thanks for sharing your great works with the internet!
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