Special 221 Traditional Chinese Costume Postage Stamps (1985)

Stamp SN D221
Stamp Name Special 221 Traditional Chinese Costume Postage Stamps (1985)
Stamp Cat Standard Special Stamps
Stamp Cat Costume
Issue date 1985-08-01
Suspersion date 民國75年08月01日
Dimension of stamps(mm.)
Size of souvenir Sheet (mm.)
Printer China Color Printing Co.Inc.,R.O.C.
Designer Hu Zerman
Creative Director
Sheet composition 10×10
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,
watermarked stamp paper with gum
Perforation 13 1/2x13


  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.