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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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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course TMD 103 taught by Professor Kapstein during the Spring '08 term at Rhode Island.
- Spring '08