Another highlighted feature of cheongsams is the frogs, which are usually endowed by the tailors with forms and embellishments that are consistent with the palette and patterns of the garment. Such a knot-knitting art used in the making of the tiny cheongsam elements, which is still in wide application in today’s fashion, has evolved into an iconic Chinese symbol.


  • Title: Detail I of Cheongsam Frogs
  • Date: Republic of China (1912-1949 AD)
  • Ethnic group: Han

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