Analysis of Color Symbology Focused on Folk Costume Colors in Northern and Southern Regions of China during Republic Period

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Costume Color Samples from the Rural Areas in Northern and Southern Regions of China during the Republic Period Were Collected, Measured with a Spectrophotometer, and the Symbolization of Colors as Cultural Codes Were Analyzed by the Q-model. the Results Show that Red,Blue and Black which Are Included in the Traditional Five Colors System Are More Frequently-used Colors in the Northern Region, and Dark Grayish Blue and Black Are More Significant Colors of High Frequency in the Southern Region. these Colors All Acted as Cultural Codes with Cultural Significance. this Paper Furthers Understanding of Color Symbology from Perspective of Cultural Semiotics Focused on Folk Costume Colors.

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Rui Wang and Huawu Liu

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156-159

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10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMR.331.156

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Y. Qi et al., "Analysis of Color Symbology Focused on Folk Costume Colors in Northern and Southern Regions of China during Republic Period", Advanced Materials Research, Vol. 331, pp. 156-159, 2011

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September 2011

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