Royal jewelries examined in reenactment
2017-05-18 16:36:00

Jewelries from collections of the Palace Museum go on display in a recent exhibition in the museum. (Photo/China Daily)

Beijing Yintai Center held a reenactment of a cultural salon on Wednesday on the eve of International Museum Day, to explore ancient royal costumes.

Ruan Weiping, a researcher on textiles at the Palace Museum, China's former royal palace also known as the Forbidden City, delivered a lecture on jewelry worn by queens and concubines in the Qing Dynasty (1644-1911) court to promote traditional rituals and craftsmanship.

Beijing Yintai Center will have its 10th anniversary in October next year, and it plans to hold such cultural salons once a month till then and invite followers of its WeChat account.

Source: chinadaily.com.cn Editor: Hiram