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Special 238 Traditional Chinese Costume Postage Stamps (1986)

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Stamp SN D238
Stamp Name Special 238 Traditional Chinese Costume Postage Stamps (1986)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Costume
Issue date 1986-09-23
Suspersion date 1987-09-23
Dimension of stamps(mm.) 25.5x41
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co.Inc.,R.O.C.
Drawer
Designer Hu Zerman
Photographer
Engraver
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
watermarked stamp paper with gum
Back
Perforation 13 1/2 x 13


   In conjunction with the promotion of the Chinese Cultural Renaissance Movement, this Directorate released a second set of the Traditional Chinese Costume series.

   The stamps were designed by Professor Hu Zerman under the direction of Professor Wang Yu-ching, head of the Society for Study of Chinese Costume. The four stamps are described in the following:

2.00 Scorpion-Tail Tuft and Embroidery Costume, Lady of Shang (1766-1122 B.C.)

5.00 Circuitous Robe, Lady of Warring States (403-221 B.C.)

8.00 Assembly and Silkworm Dress for Empress of Later Han Dynasty (25-221 A.D.)

10.00 Flying Ribbon and Falling Strip Dress, Lady of Wei and Tsin (221-420 A.D.)