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Clothing and Ornaments of the Warring States Period

The Warring States Period color-painted figures of refined ladies were unearthed from a Chu State tomb in Yangtian Lake, Changsha, Hunan Province. The body was first sculpted out of wood before dyed, then the facial features and clothes would be painted. The sophisticated clothing makes us know more about what the clothes worn by ladies of the Chu State, adding the evidence that such kind of straight-lapelled cotton jacket with a "y"-shaped cross collar was mainly worn by noble ladies.