Clothing, Traditional—Taiwan (Táiwān de chuántǒng fúzhuāng 香港的传统服装)

Valerie WILSON TROWER

Taiwanese traditionally made their clothing from materials at hand, such as jute, pineapple fiber, taro flax, and banana fiber, and later from cotton cloth brought from mainland China. Clothing trends in Taiwan changed in reaction to occupation: by the Dutch (1624–1662), the Chinese in the late Ming and part of the Qing dynasties (1662–1912), the Japanese (1874–1945); and then Chinese Communists.

After the expulsion of the Dutch and a period of….

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