Nara Period-style (710-794) karaginu (ancient Chinese garments); Perfect replica: A Momoyama Period-style (1573-1615) kosode (short-sleeved kimono)
c1932 Dress "The modern qipao (or cheongsam in Cantonese) was developed in Shanghai in the mid-1920s and was popularized by wealthy socialites. It was much more fitted than the original loose-fitting qipao." | The Met
Lady’s maid, Kamakura Period (1185-1333), Japan. Scan from book “The History of Women’s Costume in Japan.” Scanned by Lumikettu of Flickr. Meticulous 1930’s recreations of Japanese costume
Weaver of the Kofun Period (3rd to 6th century) , Japan. Scan from book “The History of Women’s Costume in Japan.” Scanned by Lumikettu of Flickr. Japanese costume many centuries ago…recreation accomplished in Kyoto during the 1930’s..