Tuesday, 28 March 2017

Extra Wide Length Stamps - Update

Category - Sight
Sub Category - Extra Wide Length Stamps  

China 2015 Paintings of Court Ladies Swinging Fans  

Issue date 22 March 2015

The stamp painting is from the famous Tang Dynasty painter Zhou Fang depicting the Ladies of the Court in their leisure lifestyle.

The stamp titled Court Ladies with Fan”(挥扇仕女图), depicts court ladies cooling off from the summer heat, watching others doing embroidery or making up their hair or face. The aristocratic ladies wear tall hairdos and silk dresses, long skirts and appear plump and indolent, in sharp contrast to the smaller build of the more spirited maid servants.

Length of stamp is 157mm Width 28 mm

Length of Souvenir sheet is 174 width 64 mm

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