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1. Gloves in Northeast Period
(Matching tags: Chen Cheng,accessory)
Chen Cheng, Director of the Northeast Field Headquarters, wore this pair of gloves when he inspected the frontline.  ......  
2. Glass Bead Necklace (Paiwan, Taiwan)
(Matching tags: accessory,Paiwan,aborigine)
Paiwan multi-colored beads are commonly referred to as “veluriyam beads” in Chinese literature. They are actually glass beads. There are small, single-colored beads and larger, multicolored ...
3. Rukai Necklace
(Matching tags: Rukai,accessory,aborigine)
This was worn by both men and women of the Rukai tribe. The Rukai tribe seldom used green beads, which is different from the glass bead decorations of the Paiwan tribe. This necklace features 3 or 4 beads ...
4. Bunun Necklace
(Matching tags: Bunun,accessory,aborigine)
These beads had widespread use among the Bunun tribe such as in bracelets, earrings and leg ornaments. They were small in size so usually were strung together. The central strand of this necklace features ...
5. Atayal Chest Ornament
(Matching tags: Atayal,accessory,aborigine)
This shell bead chest ornament was worn by the males of the Atayal tribe during the celebration following a successful headhunting expedition. It would continue to be worn for several months afterward ...
6. Tribal Glass Beads
(Matching tags: accessory,aborigine)
Glass beads were found among the Paiwan, Rukai and Puyuma tribes and were related to the traditional social hierarchy. The exact origins of these beads remain unclear. However, they were passed down from ...
7. Emerald-green jadeite belt buckle
(Matching tags: Qing dynasty,accessory,jade)
This emerald belt buckle is chiselled out from one piece of chrysoprase. This work is entirely in fresh green, with some white spots. A decoration of Qing royal family, this work has smooth and temperate ...
8. Emerald-green jadeite thumb ring
(Matching tags: Qing dynasty,accessory,jade)
This emerald ring is a mans ornament. In ancient Chinese, people wear a ring-like artifact on the right thumb to pull the bowstring. Later it evolves into artifacts shapes as tubes and made by jade. After ...
9. Cu'uan, a bracelet with a beast's head design
(Matching tags: Song dynasty,accessory)
The inside of this round artifact is smooth; the outside is delicately carved with Tao-tie patterns. Chuan is an ornamental bracelet. In the beginning both men and women can wear; later on it becomes exclusively ...
10. Jade scabbard decoration(玉璏)
(Matching tags: Han dynasty,accessory,jade)
Zhi is the decoration on the sheath of a sword. It is situated vertically in the middle of the sheath; shaped as a nose, it has a hole in which belts can pass and allow the sword to be carried. On the ...
11. Jade Jue
(Matching tags: accessory,jade)
The color of this cylinder shaped jade ring is greenish yellow, but turns brownish black after becoming wet. This pair of cylinder shaped jade rings, has a smooth and straight circular hole in the center, ...
12. Hoof-shaped Jade
(Matching tags: accessory,jade)
The color of this hoof-shaped jade is yellowish green, and it has reddish brown spots mixed into its slightly transparent jade. The surface of this jade implement is smooth, without decorations, except ...
13. Shoulder strap
(Matching tags: Paiwan,accessory,clothing,aborigine)
The attire of Paiwan aristocrats and ordinary people was clearly different. Glass beads, ceramic buttons, leopard teeth, eagle feather, human figure and Deinagkistrodon acutus patterns were exclusive to ...
14. Paiwan Necklace
(Matching tags: Paiwan,accessory,clothing,aborigine)
Azure stone beads, also called dragonfly beads were precious things passed down in the family by chiefs or used in a dowry. They would only be worn in the once every five year festival or when a chief ...
15. Costumes of Taiwanese Aborigines –Decorations of the Upper Body
(Matching tags: accessory,jewelry,aborigine)
The aboriginal people in Taiwan have a great affection for body decorations, whether they are men or women. Decorations of the upper body include head accessories, earrings, necklaces, breast ornaments, ...
The clothing of Taiwan's indigenous people represents the prominent features of each tribe. It symbolizes cultural ideas and beliefs with vivid colors and diverse styles. Every indigenous tribe has its ...
17. "Below-Waist Accessories” for Taiwanese Aboriginal Clothing
(Matching tags: accessory,clothing,aborigine)
Below-waist accessories for Aboriginal clothing can be categorized into waist (hip) accessories and leg accessories. The waist accessories include belts, waist bands, waist bells, waist knifes and front ...