A Japanese painting from the series calledœMirror of Historical Eras that shows how Japanese women would have their long black hair tied up in different ways depending on their status. Photo: courtesy of Liang Yi Museum

Imperial beauty in China, Japan explored in Hong Kong show – a salute to women throughout history

  • Crowning Glory explores how women were able to express themselves despite being closeted in their quarters according to Confucian custom
  • Including kingfisher feather tiaras, robes and other textiles, the earliest items on display in the exhibition date back to the 7th century
Topic |   Chinese artifacts

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A Japanese painting from the series calledœMirror of Historical Eras that shows how Japanese women would have their long black hair tied up in different ways depending on their status. Photo: courtesy of Liang Yi Museum
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