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Hairstyles Throughout History (Ming Dynasty)

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sherry qiu

on 4 November 2012

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Significance of hairstyles during
Ming Dynasty Brief Description
of Ming Dynasty -also called Empire of the Great Ming
-region: main part of China & Taiwan, some part of Vietnam, Laos, Russia, Korea Diverse Hairstyles
-peacock bun
-dropping-from-the-horse bun
-switch bun the first empire Zhu Yuanzhang geographical region Interesting
Facts 2. Duck: the Famous Food
-one of the most famous food in Nanjing (capital of Ming Dynasty)
-2 main ways to cook: salty duck and roasted duck
Roasted Duck Salty Duck Hairstyles
History 1. Qixi
-a traditional Chinese festival
-came from a myth of a couple named Niulang and Zhinv
Niulang and Zhinv 3. Different Dressing = Different Social Status
-fancier = higher social status King Queen Chancellor Wife Citizens Changes in Hairstyles Kids Women Men -many different hairstyles
-combined from both Mongolian and ethnic Han Yuan Dynasty
(right before Ming) Ming Dynasty Different hairstyles of men at different Time, Place, Occasion Different hairstyles of women at different Time, Place, Occasion Changes from Yuan Dynasty to Ming Dynasty -back to hairstyles of the ethnic Han
-smaller updos
-simpler hairstyles Eyebrows and Freckles
- referred narrow eyebrows as beauty
- thick eyebrows and freckles would symbolize poverty and bad luck
- richer women usually use scales of a kind of precious fish to cover the freckles Fashion and Makeup Blush
- two types (heavy/light)
-made from juices of certain kinds of flowers - are made from the powder of blue grass
- put into a small bag as known as “perfume satchel”
- being carried with people to cover the unpleasant smell from the body Perfume Nail fashion - very popular during Ming Dynasty
- Balsa mine and Goldilocks are used as major ingredients for nail polish Hairstyles, clothing, and accessories Ming Dynasty Eileen G, Sherry Q
TXJ2O1-01 -ruled by ethnic Han Chinese (still the largest ethnic group in China today)
-the first empire Zhu Yuanzhang took over from the Mongolians who had ruled China for 89 years -area: around 9 million km2
-population: 65 millions to 160 millions
-economy experienced a huge growth
-dominant religions: Daoism and Buddhism Bibliography http://go.galegroup.com
http://hanweiyang.cn/yang/dispbbs.asp?boardid=2&id=69484 -girls traditionally demonstrated their domestic arts
-girls wished to be better at weaving
-girls wished for a good husband
-influenced Japanese
-became the Chinese Valentine's Day later on -many old restaurants with the history of several hundred years started during the Ming Dynasty
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