Special 238 Traditional Chinese Costume Postage Stamps (1986)

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 民國76年09月23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<br>
Print color
Process Deep etch offset
Paper Locally-made mat finished,<br>watermarked stamp paper with gum<br>
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.)