Original illustrated wraps with orange and black lettering on cover, black on spine. Textured cream endpapers. Illustrated title page. Exhibition catalogue for 100 items of costume selected from the Museum of History Hong Kong's costume collection, including traditional costumes of different ethnic groups collected from the local villages, women's clothing in the Victorian style. Covers the language of dress, the history of urban and rural clothing, hairstyles, cosmetics, footwear, buttons and loops, household textiles and miscellaneous items. Profusely illustrated with exquisite colour reproductions of photographs of costumes, street scenes, cartoons, portraits, and photomontages. Text in Chinese and English.