Beijing Opera Costumes: The Visual Communication of Character and Culture [With Patterns] by Alexandra B. Bonds
University of Hawaii Press | April 1, 2008 | English | ISBN: 0824829565 | 350 pages | PDF | 30 MB
"Beijing Opera Costumes" is the first in-depth English-language book focused exclusively on the costumes of Jingju, the highest form of stage arts in China. This comprehensive volume provides both theory and analysis of the costumes and the method of their selection for the roles as well as technical information on embroidery, patterns, and construction.