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  •Classic China Clothes•
China clothes combine the elaborate elegance of Chinese tradition with unique elements of style, like the high collar and the attractive slits, which set off the beauty of the female shape.
Another beauty of China clothes is that they are made of different materials and to varying lengths.
China clothes usually are made of excellent materials like silk, silk brocade, satin, satin brocade or velour's.
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  Ceremonial clothing in Western cultures - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ceremonial clothing in Western cultures (i.e cultures that are influenced by Judeo-Christian traditions), life cycle celebrations associated with particular occasions are manifested by certain types of ceremonial clothing.
In 19th century England, coming of age was also marked by a boy's wearing long pants instead of short ones, and girl putting up her hair, in a bun or chignon (hairstyle), rather than wearing it loose down her back or in schoolgirl braids.
Wealthy families spent great sums of money on elaborate clothing, decorations, food and drink, etc. Late in the 19th century, it became more common for wealthy families to club together to sponsor a ball or cotillion at which many girls "came out" together, or made their debut.
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 Kirpan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Kirpan (Punjabi: ਕਿਰਪਾਨ kirpān) is a ceremonial sword or dagger worn by all baptised Sikhs.
The kirpan is the symbol crystallising the fact that when a Khalsa joins this army, he or she has left behind the docile environment of subservience and subordination and has joined the proactive and caring world of the fearless, brave and courageous defence force of Guru Gobind Singh.
The Kirpan is always kept sheathed except when it is withdrawn from its casing on such occasions as blessing of the Karah Prasad, ceremonial sweet pudding or Langar distributed during religious ceremonies.
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 Sipapu--Frequently Asked Questions
Clothing made of fur and leather has also been identified and were likely used during the colder months; it does snow in many parts of the Anasazi's world.
Men were also responsible for the ceremonial life of the family and spent a considerable amount of time preparing for or participating in community ritual activities.
Much of the political life was focused on village or multivillage ceremonial events that included feasts arranged by powerful headmen with the support of their lineages and other allies.
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 Clothing   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Sometimes a single item of clothing or a single accessory can declare one's occupation and/or status -- for example, the high toque or tartan; an Orthodox Jew his religion with his (non-clothing) sidelocks; a French peasant woman her village with her cap or coif.
But most clothing consists of cloth, and most cloth can be (laundered) and mended (patching, darning) (but compare felt).
The earliest clothing probably consisted of fur, leather, leaves or grass, draped, wrapped or tied about the body for protection from the elements.
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Most clothes were worn to accommodate the weather conditions, and people were typically much less concerned with aesthetics.
The cloth which women wrapped around themselves was typically wider than that of men, thus better able to conceal their figures.
This piece of clothing was called the “punda.”22 In the case of a soldier, it would conveniently hold his sword; around another man, it could be used to stow money in.
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 Thomas Aquinas: Of the Causes of the Ceremonial Precepts
For among the ceremonial precepts, the chief was circumcision and the sacrifice of the paschal lamb.
Now there are certain points in the ceremonial precepts, which appear to be a matter of indifference, as to whether they be done in one way or in another: for instance, the number of animals to be offered, and other such particular circumstances.
For the he-goat is an evil-smelling animal; and from its skin clothes are made having a pungent odor; to signify the stench, uncleanness and the sting of sin.
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 Photo Gallery of Korean Culture   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Korean word for their traditional costume is hanbok, and it refers to both men's and women's clothing.
Clothes are made of silk brocade or satin for winter, and lighter fabrics, including silks, for warmer seasons.
In summer, hand-woven ramie cloth, a natural fiber, is sewn into cool, heavily starched garments.
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 Historic Royal Palaces   (Site not responding. Last check: )
At this ceremony a young girl just out of the schoolroom was presented to the king and queen by a female relation who had previously been presented.
The colour of the cloth and the style and position of the embroidery were used to distinguish the office and rank of the wearer.
For special occasions, such as Drawing Rooms or Evening Courts, even the king and queen had to conform to the traditional regulations followed by their guests, which specified how outfits were made and which accessories should be carried.
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Western-style clothes (yofuku) were expensive to buy and to clean, and most people felt they were rather uncomfortable.
For married women, the most formal kimono for festive occasions is the tomesode of fl silk crepe (chirimen) with the family crest in five spots.
For less formal festive occasions, married and unmarried women of all ages can wear homongi, which is made of the same kind of silk as the furisode or tomesode and comes in various colors with designs from the shoulder to the hem.
www.geocities.com /loftyjewelry/kimonohistory.htm   (1772 words)

  
 Oriental Clothes Shop
Oriental Clothes For convenient movement and display of the slender legs of women Oriental clothes generally have two big slits at either side of the hem.
Oriental clothes In the 17th century in North China a collarless tube-shaped gown was developed, it was the ancestor of today's Oriental clothes.
Oriental clothes Usually it was made of silk, and embroidered, with broad laces trimmed at the collar, sleeves and edges.
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 On the Ceremonial Laws (On the Law in General - Girolamo Zanchi)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ceremonial law is also quite massive but is usually divided into four categories: [220r] sacramental, sacrificial, holy things, and legal ordinances.
A third category of ceremonial law are the laws concerned with the holy things; namely, places, occasions, utensils, and instruments dedicated and consecrated to holy worship.
There are also laws concerning clothing: They were not to wear a cloak that was woven from two types of fabrics, such as wool and linen.
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 Baby clothes, vintage clothes, baby blanket, baby strollers.
All of our organic childs clothing is designed to be washed and worn over & over again, and can then be passed on to family and friends, making them economical as well.
This is especially true of babies as their skin is 1/6 as thick as adults, so it is vital that we try to minimize their exposure by providing them with healthy organic childs sweaters and organic childs hats.
Our organic girl clothing line looks good, is comfy and most important, is safe to wear, while at the same time promoting American farming and the use of American labor.
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 Native American Clothing and Regalia
These clothes were not original to the Americas, but by the 1800's they were recognized by anyone viewing them as Indian apparel.
In general, American Indians use the word "regalia" for traditional clothing which is used for ceremonial occasions.
Native American Clothing: Orrin contributed to this larger directory of American Indian clothes, many of which are authentic.
www.native-languages.org /clothing.htm   (1940 words)

  
 Re-‘Interpreting’ the Role of the Cultural Broker   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Occasionally visits were arranged to populous cities, court palaces, imposing gothic cathedrals, and other sights intended to inspire awe for the majesty, power, and piety of their new political and religious overlords.
While a trip abroad occasionally achieved the desired effect of winning cultural converts, more often Spanish expectations were frustrated by Amerindians who proved all too susceptible to the cultural equivalent of “peer pressure” on being reunited with their kin.
Clothing and outward appearance were extremely important determinants of social status and cultural allegiance in the sixteenth century.
www.fiu.edu /~history/kislakprize/KISLAKFIXEDFIN.htm   (9276 words)

  
 Asian Clothes AncientMoods
Asia Clothes usually are made of excellent materials like silk, silk brocade, satin, satin brocade or velour's.
Like China women temperament, Asian Clothes are elegant and gentle, their long-standing elegance and serenity make wearers fascinating.
Traditional Asian Clothes combine the elaborate elegance of ancient tradition with unique elements of style, like the high collar and the attractive slits, which set off the beauty of the female shape.
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 Clothes at Royal Court in Great Britain   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The distinction between occasions where coronation robes are worn or parliament robes is rather confusing throughout the Middle Ages.
The ‘Trooping of the Colour’ (which is usually dated on the second Saturday in June) is the most impressive of all regular royal ceremonies and here the Queen wears the uniform of an appropriate regiment and she rides the whole distance on a horse.
This custom has been well established in the 18th century but the expenses for new clothes becomes a burden upon less wealthy courtiers and court officials, so not every event can be joined by every member of the court.
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 Daily Life in Ancient Rome - Welcome to Ancient Rome!
Consent was shown again during the wedding ceremony, and once again at the door of her new home, before she entered.
The actual ceremony was held usually at the bride's father house, with guests present.
This ceremony was essential to the validity of the marriage, so it could not be omitted.
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 Summa Theologica (FS_Q101_A1)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I answer that, As stated above (Q[99], A[4]), the ceremonial precepts are determinations of the moral precepts whereby man is directed to God, just as the judicial precepts are determinations of the moral precepts whereby he is directed to his neighbor.
Accordingly those precepts of the Law which regard the clothing and food of God's worshippers, and other such matters, pertain to a certain preparation of the ministers, with the view of fitting them for the Divine worship: just as those who administer to a king make use of certain special observances.
Reply to Objection 4: This explanation of the ceremonial precepts has a certain amount of probability: not that they are called ceremonial precisely because there is no evident reason for them; this is a kind of consequence.
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 Clark's Dress Uniform Coat
steady process of replacing worn-out woven fatigues with leather clothing began when the Corps set out from Fort Mandan in April of 1805, but by the time they reached the mouth of the Columbia River their leather attire was rotten and full of holes.
Throughout the expedition the officers wore their dress uniforms on special occasions such as parades and reviews, to reinforce pride and esprit de corps.
Evidently one pair of Lewis's uniform pants were of satin, for he recorded that on January 3, 1806, he gave the Clatsop chief, Coboway, "a pare of sattin breechies with which he appeared much pleased." The gold trim of Clark's coat was made of thread wrapped with fine gold wire.
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 Men's clothes have become globalized! - Turkish Daily News Nov 30, 2005
The clothes men wear today are boringly uniform and make one wonder what happened to the colorful togs worn by the pharaohs of Egypt and the peoples of the Mesopotamian region.
Tight-fitting clothes were worn on men's upper bodies and sexy hoses on their legs.
Across in England, men's clothes were still of the old style, not ruffs, but elegant velvets and silks with foamy, lacy neckties.
www.turkishdailynews.com.tr /article.php?enewsid=29098   (1331 words)

  
 Japanese boys clothes
The ascendancy of military values in the latter 19th Century and the building of a public educational system on German lines, boys overwhelmingly came to be dressed in school uniforms and the Japanese militarists chose the uniform of the Prussian army cadets.
Traditional clothes for boys had declined by the turn of the century, although it was worn for special or ceremonial occasions.
The clothing styles worn by Japanese boys would seem to HBC to reflect a number of trends in Japan's modern history and their "pick and choose" attitude towards the West.
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 A Voice In The Wildrness - Ceremonial Laws Page
A ceremonial command is one which employs a ceremony or symbolic token to demonstrate or call to mind some high-level moral lesson or objective.
In effect the ceremonial aspect of this law, that is, the slaying of an innocent animal, is obsolete: it is no longer necessary to sacrifice bulls, lambs or kids.
Having said that, we are ever conscious of the moral lessons the ceremonial commands contain: and since most of them aim at forgiveness, holiness, obedience and purity we are happy to study them in depth and live up to their moral requirements.
www.avoiceinthewilderness.org /laws/cerlaws.html   (3366 words)

  
 Doctrines of Baptisms: Levitical Purification Rites   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The ceremonial purification was common in Jewish traditions.
Have them wash their clothes and be ready by the third day, because on that day the LORD will come down on Mount Sinai in the sight of all the people.
Ceremonial washing was common among the Jews as we still have it in India among the Namboodirees.
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 Clothes for the Warrior and Hunter   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Clothing for the hunter and warrior had several functions for the Plains Indians.
In addition to providing warmth, clothes were also worn for protection and for ceremonial occasions.
Clothes were also made with wool or cotton.
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 Sikh Sacred and Ceremonial Objects - ReligionFacts
When moved, the book is wrapped in cloth and carried on someone's head as a sign of its honored status.
The flag is also carried in processions and on special occasions, and it is raised and lowered with special rituals.
An old flag or worn out clothes made out of it is burned and the ashes are placed in flowing water.
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 Medieval Clothing Medieval Clothes Renaissance Costumes Clothes Clothing
The catalyst for the change in costume that marks the division between the early medieval period and the Romanesque period was the first of the Crusades, which began in 1095.
Later in the period, the hood, with its pointed end (the liripipe), and short shoulder cape, became a hat worn by putting the head into the hole originally intended for the face and wrapping the extended liripipe around the head in turban fashion.
In cold weather and for state occasions a very full three-quarter round or even full circular cloak was worn.
www.medievalweapon.com /medieval_clothing.htm   (1492 words)

  
 Clothing definitions database for clothing industry
Clothing and Fashion Industry Terms and Definitions presented by Apparel Search.
Our intention is to provide information regarding all aspects of clothing and fashion.
If you know of any clothing, fashion, or textile related issue that is not currently listed on
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 You Eat What You Are | Iranian Special Occasions   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Like so much in Iranian life, the end of the year is seen as symbol ic of death and darkness, while the beginning of the new year is seen as rebirth and light.
Several weeks before, houses are cleaned, new clothes are sewn, and sweet baked goods are pre pared.
A special ceremonial sofreh (embroidered white cloth for the new year) is set up ready for the feasting.
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 SUMMA THEOLOGICA: The nature of the ceremonial precepts   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It would seem that the nature of the ceremonial precepts does not consist in their pertaining to the worship of God.
Further, some state that the ceremonial precepts are those which pertain to solemnities; as though they were so called from the "cerei" [candles] which are lit up on those occasions.
I answer that, As stated above (99, 4), the ceremonial precepts are determinations of the moral precepts whereby man is directed to God, just as the judicial precepts are determinations of the moral precepts whereby he is directed to his neighbor.
www.newadvent.org /summa/210101.htm   (852 words)

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