Women's Costume of the Near and Middle East

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The historical and cultural richness of the Near and Middle East is reflected visually in its costume. In this book, Jennifer Scarce makes brilliant use of years or research to provide a lucid acount of the development of women's dress from the fourteenth to the early twentieth centuries. Her study of costume is set in th ebroader context of the social and economic background of the Ottoman Empire, giving the subject a new an fascinating slant. A detailed discussion of cut and construction is accompanied by pattern layouts ...

Women's Costume of the Near and Middle East 2002, Routledge/Curzon, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780700715602

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Women's Costume of the Near and Middle East 1987, HarperCollins Publishers Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780043910115

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