This is a costume worn by Anna May Wong in “Daugher of Shanghai” in 1937 for Paramount pictures. The film was considered ground breaking in that Asian American actors played the lead roles.
This is a dance cosutme worn by Nancy Kwan as Linda Low in “Flower Drum Song” Universal Pictures 1961. Flower Drum Song was a broadway musical in 1958 written by the team of Rodgers and Hammerstein.
This costume was worn by Nancy Kwan in the Fan Tan Fanny number early in the film. Costumes were desgined by the legendary Irene Sharaff. The film is a musical Celebration of San Fransisco’s Chinatown.