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30 April 2006 @ 10:52 am
Qing(Xing) costume  
Hello all,

Being inspired by shadrad's picture of Ling in traditional dress, I wanted to draw Ran Fan and Mei Chan in robes as well. So far, I am having no luck finding Qing dynasty costumes. I can find Han, no problem, but finding something other then the a-typical chinese dress is proving very difficult. I was wondering if someone could help me with finding imperial dress for women that isn't the Dowager's outfit.

If this doesn't apply to FMA, feel free to take it down. I don't think this needs a cut though. Any help is greatly appreciated.

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Treebenttheleaningelm on May 1st, 2006 04:30 am (UTC)
There's http://www.chinastyle.cn/clothing/qing-style.htm if you want information on what Ling probably wore. Ran Fan was a servant, so her clothes are probably simplier(but then again, she's obviously favored by Ling, so I guess leeway can be taken there. 8D).
Mei chan's clothes will not be found on that page. I wanna say she's Uyghur, but I'm not too well-versed in the traditional garb of the minority groups. (Heck, I'm not well-versed at any traditional garb)