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Cheungsam, 1930s fashion

C46

Zhang Yanfeng, Lao yuefenpai guanggao hua, Illustrations from Early 20th Century Chinese Calendar Posters, Taibei: Hansheng, 1994, v.1 pp. 46-47

Private collection

Separate trajectories for modern dress: The qipao (banner gown) or cheungsam, which became standard women's dress in the 1930s.

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