Have you ever seen such hanfu clothes in movies?
In fact, this is a kind of costume of the Ming Dynasty in ancient China, called “Ci Fu (赐服)”.
Ci Fu in ancient times can be understood as the clothes given to you by the emperor. Only the relatives of the emperor, the ministers of merit, or the tribal chiefs can get it.
- Python Robe (蟒袍, manɡ páo),
- Flying Fish Robe (飞鱼袍, fēi yú páo),
- Bullfight Robe (斗牛袍, dòu niú páo),
- Unicorn Robe (麒麟袍, qí lín páo );
Flying fish clothes are more common nowadays. Both men and women can wear them.