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Feb 21, 2020

Attractive luster, light touch, looming transparency, beautiful texture like clouds, this protagonist who once provoked Eastern Rome and Persia for a twenty-year "silk war" in 571 AD is exactly Chinese famous silk. China is the first country in the world to invent silk culture, reeling, weaving, and printing and dyeing. It has a history of more than 6,000 years. As early as more than 1,400 years ago, the gorgeous silk passed from Chang'an to Central Asia and to Europe. This important land route that runs through Eurasia is the famous "Silk Road", so China has been Call it "Silk Country". The reputation of the Eastern Silk Country has captivated the Western world. In China, in fact, the origin of the silk scarf should be traced back to the broader "帔 帛". The earliest records of the word "帔" in the literature began in the late Han Dynasty, and reached the Qin and Han Dynasties Until the Tang Dynasty was the real beginning of Chinese puppet design. With this article, the folk dance of the "Silk Kingdom"


About silk, there is such a beautiful legend: In the chaotic ancient times, after the tribe of Huangdi defeated the Jiuli people, a beautiful girl suddenly fell from the sky while drinking and having fun at the celebration party. She was holding two bunches of gold Silk was dedicated to Huangdi. Huangdi had never seen such a beautiful silk, and ordered people to make it into silk. This is the story of the legendary silkworm god.


The tantalizing luster, light touch, looming transparency, beautiful texture like flowing clouds, this protagonist who provoked Eastern Rome and Lauss for 20 years in the "War of Silk Silk" in 571 AD is exactly The reputation of China's famous silk and oriental silk country has made the western world fall over it. The silk in English, "silk", is pronounced in China. The earliest silk scarf in China was called "帔 帛", and the new dress in the early Tang Dynasty was added with a shoulder shawl. This long shawl made of tulle and silk was used to match clothing and began to be used in court. Popular with the nobility. By the Qing Dynasty, the silk scarves of the court and folk accessories had very similarities to the silk scarves popular in the modern West. It seems that before the twentieth century, the world was heading for the same trend of thought.


In the Tang Dynasty, Xun was known as the "Fengsheng Scarf" or "Continuation Shoujin". Ma Xun's "Ancient and Modern Chinese Annotations" recorded that: Tang Xuanzong opened seventeen years and once "ordered the twenty-seventh woman and Bao Lin and Yu Ordinary feasts, attendances, and waitresses such as women and beloved people make the paintings 帛 ... the holy scarf and the continuation of the sacred scarf are said to have been passed by the palace people ... " In the middle of the Tang Dynasty, Xi began to prevail. In the Song Dynasty, it is said that Song Huizong once described in the scroll the process of the court aristocratic women governing silkworms. The drastic change of the elegant puppets was in the Yuan Dynasty. Although there were still shoulder-scarmers, many women at that time had switched to cloud shoulders as decoration. In the Ming Dynasty, the queen's dress was usually decorated with "Xiayu", with many patterns, gorgeous colors, and complicated composition. In addition to Xia Ling, aristocratic women also retain shoulder blades, cloud shoulders, and so on.


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After the Qing soldiers entered the customs, the flag dress became orthodox. Although the clothing of the Han women followed the Xiaoyun shoulder of the Ming Dynasty, no trace of the shoulder cape was found. The most distinctive feature of the Qing Dynasty flag dress is the cheongsam. The high collar of the flag dress is usually set separately and can be removed and washed at any time. When the collar is not used, a long scarf is often worn around the neck. Therefore, the scarf in the Qing Dynasty is also in power Characterization. However, the scarf at this time has similarities with the tie and long scarf popular in the modern West. It turned out that before the twentieth century, China's silk scarf fashion was in line with the world. Brocade China, the world of quilts, and the history of silk scarves with unique Chinese characteristics have moved the "Silk Country" with its own posture.