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Adorning The Empress
May Holdsworth
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Adorning The Empress

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Bejewelled women, embroidered robes, delicately painted fans and exquisite shoes conjure up a lost world of the rich elite of imperial China. This was a world of spacious mansions and gardens, of high-ranking officials and wealthy landlords, and of a domestic life conducted with decorum and taste, a world as much of cruelty and sorrow as of grandeur and luxury.
Published (first published January 1st 2002)
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