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Favourite style of art: Sumi-e
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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



  • Mood: Love

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gentleEvan Featured By Owner 5 days ago
Your art is so so stunning.
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Chibikatana Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2015  New member
I love your work in the Vietnamese fashion. It's very detailed and I love the coloring. Your work is such a good reference. Thank you for work so hard on them.
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Gothicsage Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  New member
i like both your fashion costumes and your gallery.^_^
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thuanchan Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2014  New member
Dear Nancy, 
I cannot access to your website. Please give me more details about how to contact you, 

thank you
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Cid-Vicious Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014
I know you don't take requests, but would you someday think of making something on the Great Qing and/or his consorts, like the Chaofu? It would be very helpful for those interest, especially if the featured models were Pu Yi and Empress Wanrong:)
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AquaAurion Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2014  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 Nov 22, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks for the great reference!  you have great art as well! :)
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QueenMonarch Featured By Owner Nov 21, 2014
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 Nov 19, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
I love your style~!!!
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