China, known as a ” land od dresses”, has a long history i the development of its clothing culture. Dresses in different periods reflect, to a certain extent, the situation of the politics, economy, military affairs, religions, and the civil customs of the specific historical stages.
In the primitive society, people led a simple life in caves and generally worn nothing. In the Neolithic Age, the ancestors of the Chinese people were able to make tools. They invented bone needles and sewed primitive cloths. During the Western Zhou Dynasty, China virtually had a complete clothing system, From the Zhou Dynasty to the elimination of the feudal society in China, emperors, empresses, imperial concubines, princesses, officials and common people were attired in different ways.