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Qiu Yi Shirt (front front and back side)
2016-09-27

  

    Qiu Yi Shirt (front front and back side)

  Warring States Period

  Length: 45.5cm, Width: 52cm (totally), Width of Sleeves: 10.7cm, Width of Waist: 26cm

  From the Tomb No.1 at Mashan in Jingzhou

  On the board inventory in the bamboo box containing this small coat titled “Qiu Yi”, in this case we knew it should be sent by the relatives of the dead for him using under the ground. The shirt is made from the whole cloth which is cut from the two sides. The upper part is folded into the sleeves while the lower part is folded into the front of the garment.