Mandarin hat

Mandarin hat with a scarlet hat-button for a mandarin of the first rank. Hats of this type were worn especially in winter.Throughout the centuries in China, the literate have been the main bearers of the culture. They were among the approximately 10% of the population who could read and write, and thus possessed the knowledge of classical writings, including those of Confucius.‖ His socio-politic…