The Basic Characteristics of Cantonese Opera Costumes ——Based on the Perspective of Chinese Aesthetics

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Chuanguo Xing


 Drama is an art of performance, and costumes play an indispensable role in theatrical performances. The patterns on traditional Chinese theater costumes are numerable, forming a collection of folk art, a large encyclopedia of Chinese national pattern art, and the crystallization of the painstaking effort and wisdom of historical drama artists and countless costume craftsmen. The design and application of patterns in Cantonese opera costumes contains a wealth of Chinese aesthetic thought; the aesthetic thoughts passed down in China for thousands of years have also had a subtle influence on the design of Cantonese opera costumes.

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