Research on Geometrical Patterns on Yao Nationality Clothing

  •  Ting Rong    


The Yao nationality has a long history, splendid Civilizations, numerous sub-lines and clothing in riotous profusion. Among which, the greatest characteristic is various geometrical patterns on Clothing. This essay divides geometrical patterns onYaonationality clothing into patterns with pure ides forms simply formed by point, line and surface; patterns formed by highly abstract generalization through imitation and symbolization to natural objects and man-made objects; and patterns represent historic Civilization and religious belief ofYaonationality. On this basis, this essay analyzes constitution forms of geometrical patterns onYaonationality clothing, summaries the ornament position on clothing and technology embodiment of these patterns. In the end, this essay tries to discuss their forming reasons and historic embodiment.

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