Hua dian (花钿) are forehead decorations (usually in the shape of plum blossoms; the legend was that Princess Shouyang fell asleep underneath a plum tree and a blossom landed on her forehead) that became a popular makeup trend in the Tang Dynasty.

Hua dian (花钿) are forehead decorations (usually in the shape of plum blossoms; the legend was that Princess Shouyang fell asleep underneath a plum tree and a blossom landed on her forehead) that became a popular makeup trend in the Tang Dynasty.

From Han dynasty to Qing dynasty- different types of painted lips, Chinese fashion history tips

From Han dynasty to Qing dynasty- different types of painted lips, Chinese fashion history tips. Star wars used one of the styles for princess Amidala

The evolution chart of eyebrow painting styles for Tang women. [Drawn by Gao Chunming, selected from Lady Garments and Adornments of Chinese Past Dynasties written by Zhou Xun and Gao Chunming.]

The evolution chart of eyebrow painting styles for Tang women. [Drawn by Gao Chunming, selected from Lady Garments and Adornments of Chinese Past Dynasties written by Zhou Xun and Gao Chunming.

Tang Dynasty style make-up

fuckyeahchinesefashion: “ timeline of chinese dynasties and lip makeup. (last image is tang dynasty lip) ” very useful for those in need of identifying periods of chinese works

Lady with chignon in a floral dress -funerary statuette. Tang Dynasty (618-907). Terracotta, clear slip and polychrome.

Dame au Chignon Mingqi Tang Dynasty - centuries Terracotta, clear slip and polychrome H: 47 cm Don J.

Chinese Painted Terracotta Statue of a Court Lady - Period mid 8th century AD

Chinese Painted Terracotta Statue of a Court Lady - Period mid century AD

Tang Dynasty Pottery

Women from the Tang Dynasty, in China. Now in museum Assen, province Drenthe (Holland)

Superbly modeled, Chinese Tang Dynasty painted pottery figure of a corpulent court beauty: with upswept hair, finely painted face and in draped robes, with hands gesturing; much original pigments remaining; H: 15 1/2"; with Oxford TL Test certificate #C207a74

Superbly modeled, Chinese Tang Dynasty painted pottery figure of a corpulent court beauty: with upswept hair, finely painted face and in draped robes, with hands gesturing; much original pigments remaining; H: 15 with Oxford TL Test certificate

Tang Dynasty. The chart of the make-up order for Tang Dynasty women. [Painted by Gao Chunming, selected from Chinese Clothing by Hua Mei.]

The chart of the make-up order for Tang Dynasty women. [Painted by Gao Chunming, selected from Chinese Clothing by Hua Mei.

A FIGURE OF A COURT LADY - CHINA TANG DYNASTY - AD 8TH-9TH CENT, PAINTED TERRACOTTA, Height: 44 cm

A FIGURE OF A COURT LADY - CHINA TANG DYNASTY - AD 8TH-9TH CENT, PAINTED TERRACOTTA, Height: 44 cm

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