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Thought it would be fun to create a series showcasing nth century fashions of the Sinosphere (aka the East Asian cultural sphere/Confucian world, countries culturally influenced by China). I decided to depict middle to upper class women and avoided.

Fig. 10: 920 - 1279 AD | Song Dynasty | Foot-binding begins to be practiced by aristocratic women

Chinese feminine clothing of the centuries under the Song Dynasty. It was during this period that foot binding began as a status symbol of idle kept women. Illustration by lilsuika on deviantart.

Fig. 10: 920 - 1279 AD | Song Dynasty | Foot-binding begins to be practiced by aristocratic women

Chinese feminine clothing of the centuries under the Song Dynasty. It was during this period that foot binding began as a status symbol of idle kept women. Illustration by lilsuika on deviantart.