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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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AquaAurion Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
I just wanted to say that I love your historical fashion gallery! It's beautifully drawn and really informative. Thank you for taking your time to make them!
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oginmysoul Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the great reference!  you have great art as well! :)
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QueenMonarch Featured By Owner 3 days ago
I really appreciate your work and effort in traditional Chinese fashion. I... I don't know. Your pictures are just real delicate.
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vanessachao Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student Traditional Artist
I love your style~!!!
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selah-griffin Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2014
I found you via tumblr and you are amazing! I just wanted express my admiration of your skill, historical accuracy, and the hard work that you have put into studying traditional/historical clothing. Absolutely fantastic.La la la la :happybounce: 
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NatalieAO Featured By Owner Sep 25, 2014
I LOVE your sharing! They are amazing and thank you very much!
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Blue-marin Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2014
Beautiful profile Heart Love 
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JessicaLicari Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge about asian historical fashion, your work is gorgeous!
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shizen1102 Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2014  Student Digital Artist
OMG thank you so much for the watch back :iconuhuhuhuplz: your work is just... amazing XD~ 
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AnaBelenRuiz Featured By Owner Sep 3, 2014  Student Interface Designer
Thank you so much for your amazing work!
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