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Asian Costumes And Textiles - From The Bosphorus To Fujiyama
 
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Author : Mary Hunt Kahlenberg
Publisher : Skira
ISBN# : 88-8118-971-2
Pages : 291
Price :INR 5016
Offer Price:INR 4464
 
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Book Description
This extraordinary private collection of traditional costumes, put together with taste and passion by an Italo-Turkish couple, will take us across Asia Minor, Central Asia, India, South East Asia, and the Far East: five immense territories spanning, from west to east, an impressively multi-ehnic and multi-cultural continent. It is impossible not to be fascinated by the incredible variety of animals embroidered on a Zoroastrian shawl; by the dress from Kohistan with four hundred multiple inserts; by the face cover with which young brides of Karakalpak wore when they left home to go and live at their husband’s house; by the wonderful, sheer saris (jamdam) of Bengal; by the elegance of the royal couple at the court of Yogjakarta; by the vegetable fibre garment worn by Chinese peasants to project themselves against the rain; by the Japanese fireman’s padded uniform.. by their contrasting design, techniques, structures, and decorations.
 
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