Chinese people had a special preference for all kinds of flowers since ancient times. A large proportion of traditional auspicious motifs are patterned with flowers, which are of high ornamental and application value.
There are a variety of flower motifs in Chinese traditional costume. Many flower patterns such as lotus, peony, plum blossom and so on are commonly seen in our daily life. Under the influence of traditional auspicious notion, Buddha hand citron, pomegranate and peach are widely used as costume motifs. In addition, there are also a majority of patterns made up of plants and animals. These motifs not only beautify costumes and offer a feast for our eye, but also convey wishes for the good things in life.
Almost each flower motif symbolizes an auspicious wish for the pursuit of wealth, honor, health and fertility. This exhibition elaborately chooses common auspicious motifs of traditional costume, especially children’s clothing in modern China. Through this exhibition, you can have a broad overview of these traditional flower motifs and auspicious culture.
Graded Objects: 80 Pieces(Set)
Availability: 01 Dec 2016--30 Nov 2018