Thursday, July 9, 2009

Republic of China (Taiwan) - Traditional Costumes 1985/1986/1987/1988/1990/1991

Issued in 1985-1991, by Post of Formosa(Taiwan), Rep of China.

Complete 6 sets of Traditional Chinese Costume series Stamps. From 6-1 to 6-6.

12 pieces show Traditional male Chinese Costume & 12 pieces show Traditional female Chinese Costume.

1st set(1985):
2.00 A lady of rank, Tang dynasty (618-907 A.D.) -flowery cap, silk cloak and gauze gown.
5.00 Palace woman, Sung dynasty (960-1280 A.D.) -short-sleeved jacket, pendants on the sash.
8.00 Lady of rank, Yuan dynasty (1280-1368 A.D.) -high headdress, cloak with train.
11.00 A Ming dynasty beauty (1368-1644 A.D.)-front-fastened jacket, skirt.

2nd set:(1986)
2.00 Scorpion-Tail Tuft and Embroidery Costume, Lady of Shang (1766-1122 B.C.)
5.00 Circuitous Robe, Lady of Warring States (403-221 B.C.)
8.00 Assembly and Silkworm Dress for Empress of Later Han Dynasty (25-221 A.D.)
10.00 Flying Ribbon and Falling Strip Dress, Lady of Wei and Tsin (221-420 A.D.) .

3rd set(1987):
1.50 Early Ching Dynasty Han Woman\'s Long Tunic and Skirt.
3.00 Costume of the Wife of a Ching Dynasty Manchu Bannerman.
7.50 Early Republican Period Manchu-style Chi-Pao.
18.00 Early Republican Period Jacket and Skirt.

4th set(1988):
2.00 Shang Dynasty Noble with Tall Hat
3.00 Warring States Ruler in Flowery Garment
7.50 Wei-Chin Period Official with Writing Brush in Hair
12.00 Northern Dynasties (502-581 A.D.) Official with Hanging Brush on Hat

5th set(1990):
2.00 The Official Costume with Lung-Kuan Hat and Collar, Sui and Tang Dynasties (589-907)
3.00 The Robe with P\'u-Tou Hat and Pan-Ling Collar, Tang and Sung Dynasties (618-1280)
7.50 The Costume of Wa-Leng Hat and Queue-Line Robe, Chin and Yuan Dynasties (1115-1368)
12.00 The Costume of Black-Gauze Hat and the Robe with Crane Patch, Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

6th set(1991):
2.00 Winter Court Hat and Mang Robe, Ching Dynasty (1644-1911)
3.00 Summer Court Hat and Surcoat, Ching Dynasty (1644-1911)
7.50 Official\'s Winter Overcoat, Ching Dynasty (1644-1911)
12.00 Common Hat and Traveling Robe, Ching Dynasty (1644-1911)

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