Short-Sleeved Shirts In Ancient China

In ancient times, there were short-sleeved shirts?

Yes

The arm length only reaches the elbow.

This clothing dates back to the Wei and Jin dynasties.

This clothing is suitable for work, so it is popular among the people.

In the Tang dynasty, this clothing became a popular garment worn by both men and women.

It was very popular in the Sui and Tang dynasties.

In the Song dynasty, it was still a fashionable clothing, but it has become a very common clothing.

So, what is this kind of clothing called?

Banbi (Chinese: 半臂 ; pinyin: bàn bì), also known as banxiu (Chinese: 半袖 ; pinyin: bàn xiù).

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