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Chinese court costume and dress accessories of the Qing dynasty: a journey through the imperial wardrobe David Rosier Wednesday 25 September 2019

This talk focuses on the costume and dress accessories that would have been worn for formal occasions (Regulated Court Costume), or informally, at the Imperial Court or in Provincial Government during the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911).

David will bring items of Chinese costumes from his personal collection to illustrate his talk.

David Rosier

A Chartered Insurer by profession, David has in excess of 25 years of working and living in Asia. Whilst living in Hong Kong he assembled a collection of approximately 700, predominately Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Imperial and related textiles/costume accessories.  A past Committee Member of the Hong Kong Textile Society, David is a frequent speaker on Imperial Insignia and Badges of Rank.