CHRISTMAS MEETING: Chinese Qing Dynasty (1644-1911)
Lecture by David Rosier
Monday December 7th 2015
11 am Qing Dynasty Court Costume, Imperial Court Costume and Insignia
2 pm Court Costume of Civil and Military Officials ‘Ultimate Power Dressing’
An exploration of Court Costume and Dress Accessories mandated to be worn by the Chinese Imperial Family, together with senior Civil and Military Officials, with a particular focus on the Insignia of Rank.
There will be a display of relevant items from the Wendy and David Rosier Collection of Qing Dynasty Textiles covering Imperial Insignia of Rank and Dress Accessories. Members are invited to bring their own Chinese textiles to be discussed at the end of the afternoon lecture.