The story of hangers and clothes hangers

The source of hangers
It is said that the coat hanger was invented by a worker named Albert Parke Moorhouse. He was a blacksmith who made lampshades at a wire and small handicraft company in Michigan. One day he was angry to find that the hooks in the cloakroom of the factory had all been occupied. He angrily took out a piece of lead wire and bent it into the shape of the coat shoulder and added a hook to it. The invention was owned and patented by his boss. This is the origin of the hanger.
The origin of hangers in China
Clothes hanger is a kind of furniture which appeared earlier in China. The Zhou Dynasty began to implement the ritual system. The aristocratic class attached great importance to the clothes and crowns. In order to meet this need, a special rack for hanging clothes appeared earlier. The styles of clothes hangers in different dynasties are different and their names are different. In the spring and Autumn period, the wooden poles of the cross frame were used to hang clothes as "trusses" and also called "wooden applications".
In the Song Dynasty, the use of clothes hangers was more common than the previous dynasties, and there are vivid data, Henan Yuxian Song Dynasty tomb fresco dressing picture of the clothes hanger, it is supported by two columns of a horizontal bar, the two ends of the bar out of the column, slightly upward tilt, and made into a flower-like. The lower part uses two transverse wooden piers to stabilize the column, and between the two columns at the lower part of the upper transverse bar, a transverse maple is added to reinforce the column.
The overall style of the clothes rack in the Ming Dynasty still maintained the traditional mode, but the material, production and decoration were particularly refined. The lower end of the hanger is footed with two piers of wood, inside and outside two relief carved palindromes, the pier is planted with pillars, the front and rear two carved scrolls of grass stand between the teeth. The upper and lower parts of the teeth are joined with tenons to columns and piers, and the two piers are fitted with small pieces of wood, which have a certain width, so shoes and feet can be placed. The underside of each transverse material and the column joint is supported by a carved carving collar and a reed tooth. The coat hanger has achieved a high artistic level in selecting, designing, carving and making in the Ming Dynasty.
The hangers in Ming and Qing Dynasties are elegant in shape, beautifully decorated, meticulously carved and bright in color. In the Ming and Qing Dynasties, officials wore black gauze red caps and long horseshoe-sleeve gowns with panels and collars with patches on the front and back. Therefore, the Qing Dynasty clothes racks were tall, and there were horizontal poles on the teeth posts. The two ends were picked out, carved with decorations, and the robes were placed on the horizontal poles, which were called dragon gantry frames.
The Qing Dynasty carried out the policy of "changing clothes" and carried out the policy of wearing clothes full of people. The body was bold and tall. The clothes they wore were bulky and weighty. Clothes with money and status are made up of silks and Satin Embroidered with embroidered flowers. Therefore, the Qing Dynasty clothes rack to create prosperity, dignity, huge, is the characteristics of this period, but also to distinguish the differences between other times.
The Qing Dynasty clothes rack, also known as the "dynasty clothes rack", mainly used for hanging men's official clothes, therefore, all the main girders of the hangers are like two inverted dragons, proudly lying there, symbolizing the prosperity of official fortune, the rest such as "luck", "lu", "longevity" and various decorative decorative decorations, further emphasizing their values.
Ancient clothes hangers to the modern and new evolution and development, the traditional style and modern practical functions combined to produce new home products, unique flavor.
Who invented the clothes hanger?
Until the invention of the clothes hanger, Swiss housewives put clothes on the clothesline. In 1947, entrepreneur and inventor Walter Steiner invented the clothes hanger Stewi, which is a folding and rotating bracket made up of a 60-meter clothesline. You can easily transfer the empty clothesline to your side without moving or moving the clothes basket. Stewi was put into the market and sold very well 58 years ago. Although today is the age of dryers, clothes hangers still have a place in the market: annual sales exceed 40,000. Not only that, Stewi has been recognized by bachelors and young people. The villas also struggle to leave a space for the clothes hanger in the garden of the backyard. (from the network)