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Leslie Rosenfeld 3/6/08 TMD 103 Assignment 5 “China: The Power of Design” 1. 3 items made out of cotton: a. Childs Robe- This was a gold pigment print on blue cotton. A small long sleeved child’s robe with a side opening and a stand up collar. URI 2006.03.05 b. Workers Robe- This was a blue cotton long robe. Similar to child’s robe. Side opening and stand up collar as well. URI 2004.06.29 c. Han-style pant- These were large red pants that were hand-spun and hand-sewn cotton. URI 2006.03.02 3 items made out of silk: a. Woman’s robe- Represented the white crane or immortality. This was a black robe with gold couching and satin stitch on silk. URI 2005.29.01 b. Square with Taoist symbols- Small silk square with red, white and blue silk brocade. Different symbols represent different Taoist ideas. URI 1953.43.02 c. Dragon robe- This was a large gold silk robe with gold couching of different dragons. URI 2000.10.04
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2. source: Bluefly.com designer: Sweet Pea I believe this top was inspired from Chinese historic clothing for many reasons. First, I
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Unformatted text preview: almost looks like a modern day version of a Chinese robe. It is long with long sleeves that just reach the wrist, like many Chinese robes. Also, the empire waist and crossover neckline, accents the historic Chinese side opening robes. The pattern is modern, but the cut and shape of the garment seem very much inspired by Chinese Robes. 3. My favorite item in the gallery would be the Woman’s Robe. What attracted me to it at first was the contrast of the colors. Gold stitching on black silk attracts the eye quickly. I also thought the design of the flowers and the birds were interesting. These designs could be used in clothing today since floral patterns are very popular in most markets. The fact that it caught my eye right away is something that is important for today’s market. Most people shop for design and if something catches your eye you are more likely to notice it and buy it. 4. Contemporary item:...
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