The Costume in the Earliest Chinese Hand Scroll

Yue Hu

Abstract


The earliest Chinese hand scroll extant painting is the ‘Nushi zhen’ by Gu Kaizhi housed in the British Museum, which is now often considered to be a Tang Dynasty copy of the original. By compared with correlated literatures and images, the typical skill and styles in which the earliest Chinese figure painters of Jin Dynasty (AD 265-420) depicting costumes is opened out, as well as the typical costume patterns and styles of man, woman and children.

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Asian Social Science   ISSN 1911-2017 (Print)   ISSN 1911-2025 (Online)

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