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Costume of Wei and Jin Periods

By and large, the dresses and personal adornments of the Wei and Jin period (220-420) maintain the basic forms of the Han Dynasty, but they had their special features in terms of style.

As stipulated, the court robes must be red, and casual garments must be purple in the Wei and Jin period. White was the garment color of common people. The garments of the time mainly included Ru (jacket), Qun (skirt) and Ku (trouser), and Qiu (fur coat) was informal garment. The adornments of women were more exquisite, including Jinhuan (golden loop), Yinyaozhi (silver fingering) and Tiaotuo (bracelet around the wrists), etc.

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