PEAR GARDEN, MIDI UNLINED JOURNAL

During the Tang Dynasty (618-907), the Emperor Taizong founded an opera school called Liyuan (Pear Garden). Chinese opera reached its pinnacle under the Qing court (1644-1911), giving birth to what is known as Peking Opera. Reproduced here is a piece of beautifully embroidered opera skirt from that era.

Hardcover, Wrap Closure, 120 gsm, ribbon marker, memento pouch

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