|Stamp Name||Special 221 Traditional Chinese Costume Postage Stamps (1985)|
|Stamp Cat Standard||Special Stamps|
|Dimension of stamps(mm.)||25.5x41|
|Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)|
|Printer||China Color Printing Co.Inc.,R.O.C.|
|Process||Deep etch offset|
|Paper||Locally-made mat finished,<br>watermarked stamp paper with gum<br>|
On August 1, 1985, this Directorate released a set of four stamps on the theme of traditional Chinese costume. This marked the opening on August 3 of the Fourth Asian Conference on Costume. The stamps were designed by Profess or Hu Zerman under the direction of Professor Wang Yu-ching, head of the Society for Study of Chinese Costume.The designs are as follows： 2.00 A lady of rank, Tang dynasty (618-907 A.D.) -flowery cap, silk cloak and gauze gown. 5.00 Palace woman, Sung dynasty (960-1280 A.D.) -short-sleeved jacket, pendants on the sash. 8.00 Lady of rank, Yuan dynasty (1280-1368 A.D.) -high headdress, cloak with train. 11.00 A Ming dynasty beauty (1368-1644 A.D.)-front-fastened jacket, skirt.