Underwear (English name: Underwear) is a close-fitting dress clothing, including vests, t-shirts, shorts, tube top, BRA, usually in direct contact with the skin, is one of the modern essential clothing.
Sweat-absorbent underwear, plate type, set off the body, warm and free from harm from the filth of the body, is sometimes seen as sexual characteristics.
Underwear can be translated as the English translation of Lingerie, that is so because underwear is made of a thin linen in ancient times by the system, and Ma Linge is the French, so it is Lingerie.
China ancient times
As early as in ancient times in China, has made one of the earliest linen, its density is 10/cm, but little difference between underwear and outerwear, is the original cover and warm. 4,000 years ago, Ma Buji reached 24/cm, as the ancestor of the silk technology spreads, lingerie function different from the coat, called the chest and belly wrap. From wearing flowers painting in the sheer low cut shirts with embroidery, we see women in the Tang dynasty "Body Hugger"; in the romance of the woman in the Song dynasty, belly wrap, stomacher, a young band around neck, a link covering the chest, mask thousand style and kind of charming. But it is, after all, a conservative nation, until the end of the Qing dynasty with the muslin Calico entered China, Western Bras only really play in China on the woman's body type.