Beijing, September 25 (Zhongxin Net) -- "Xiyi Huating -- Qing Dynasty Palace Youth Life Cultural Relics Exhibition" opened at the Gongwangfu Museum in Beijing on 25 September. This is the first time that the Prince Gongfu Museum and the Palace Museum have jointly held an exhibition, and more than 120 exquisite cultural relics have been selected to show the young life of the princes and princesses, most of which are unveiled for the first time.
On September 25th, "Xiyi Huating - Qing Dynasty Palace Youth Life Cultural Relics Exhibition" opened at the Gongwangfu Museum in Beijing. The picture shows the exhibition view. Photo courtesy of Prince Gongfu Museum
The exhibition is divided into five units: in "Tianlun", there are Qing Palace children's clothing, shoes and hats, toys, a tray for catching the week, and rare baby diapers; In the "beauty ware", there are crown frames, combs, makeup, jewelry, etc., and the materials are extremely rich, showing the exquisite skills of skilled craftsmen; In the "Prayer for Blessings", many exhibits led by the Kangxi Imperial Book Fu Character Stele are full of blessings, containing the hope for a better life. Walking into "Chongwen", the educational content of the combination of Chinese and Western Han is eye-catching, and the corresponding "cultivation of martial arts", the bow horse cavalry archer Fu Tao has seen a little of people, from which we can see the expectation of cultivating talents to achieve cultural rule and martial arts.
In fact, Prince Gong's Mansion has a deep historical relationship with the Forbidden City, from the ten princesses of the Qianlong Emperor to Prince Qing Yongxuan, Prince Gong Yixuan, Gulun and Princess Xiao, these teenagers who once lived in the Qing Palace came out of the palace when they became adults, and they all left traces of their lives in the exquisite mansion of Prince Gong's Mansion.
On September 25th, "Xiyi Huating - Qing Dynasty Palace Youth Life Cultural Relics Exhibition" opened at the Gongwangfu Museum in Beijing. The picture shows the yellow satin velvet tiger head pattern shoes on display. Photo courtesy of Prince Gongfu Museum
A pair of yellow satin velvet tiger head shoes in the display case is very cute. According to reports, when the Qing Palace checked, it was found that this pair of shoes was stored in a wooden box in the Yangxin Temple along with many shoes of different sizes, and the box was "half a box of various shoes" at that time. Given that the shoes are intact and no obvious traces of wear have been found, it is speculated that they may have been new shoes prepared for future royal children in the late Qing Dynasty, but in time to be worn.
The document "Yifei meets Xi Big Brother" records the living and eating conditions of Yi Concubine during pregnancy to childbirth during Xianfeng's five to six years, including the pulse and breath conditions of Yi Concubine during her concubine's joy, diet and postpartum conditioning, greeting the god of joy in the palace, planing the joy pit, keeping joy at night and the rotation of the imperial doctor, inviting easy production stones and large fluent steaming knives, washing the third day of the eldest prince, and catching the week in the full moon. In fact, both Concubine Yi and Concubine Yi were later famous Empress Dowager Cixi.
Feng Naien, director of Prince Gongfu Museum, said that Prince Gongfu Museum and the Palace Museum signed a cooperation framework agreement in 2019, and the institute and the museum have a deep relationship with history, humanities and roots. In this "Xiyi Huating - Qing Dynasty Palace Youth Life Cultural Relics Exhibition", the porcelain of the Wang Fu Tang and the books written by Prince Gong Yixun were exhibited, hoping to let the public feel the pursuit of elegant life in the history and culture of the palace.
Ren Wanping, vice president of the Palace Museum, pointed out that this is the first exhibition cooperation between the Palace Museum and Prince Gongfu Museum in recent years. The exhibition fully considers the historical relationship between Prince Gong's Mansion and the Forbidden City, relies on the existing research foundation of both sides, deeply excavates the commonality and correlation of the cultural relics of the two sides, and shifts its attention from the life of the emperor and empress in the past court to the prince and empress in the Forbidden City, focusing on the life of the court boy who had little ink before.
On September 25th, "Xiyi Huating - Qing Dynasty Palace Youth Life Cultural Relics Exhibition" opened at the Gongwangfu Museum in Beijing. The picture shows the students writing the word "Fu" on the spot. Photo courtesy of Prince Gongfu Museum
At the opening ceremony, the students of Lei Feng Primary School performed the chorus "Rhyme to the Rhyme", the poetry recitation "Youth Walk", and explained the two interactive installations specially designed for the exhibition, "Pitching Pot" and "Studying Books", and presented the guests with the character "Fu" written by themselves.
It is reported that the exhibition will last until November 25. (End)
Source: China News Network