Beauty & Fashion: History of Clothing and Jewellery in Iran (Culture of Iran Youth)

 
9780980971439: Beauty & Fashion: History of Clothing and Jewellery in Iran (Culture of Iran Youth)
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This book with 446 drawings, reconstructions and original pictures of spectacular museum objects, presents an original and exciting look at the colourful history of clothing and jewellery in Iran. Spanning a period of 5000 years, this is the first book of its kind, covering history of clothing and jewellery in a pictorial format. Superb reconstructions of clothing worn by men and women, from original objects and artifacts in the museums, reveal for the first time a complete history of clothing in Iran. See real brooches, bracelets, earrings and pins worn by ancient Iranians. Marvel through the hats, caps, crowns and hairstyles of ancient nobility, kings and queens. Samples from centuries old textiles, tools and materials provide a unique insight into the arts of fashion and beauty in Iran.Highlights 446 pictures and drawings provide the most complete pictorial account of Iranian costumes and jewellery.A complete chapter on hats and crowns based on reconstructions from ancient coins and artifacts.Brief texts on each page, describes the most important aspects of clothing for each period.Glossary & Index

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Discover the rich and diverse history of clothing and jewellery in Iran from the third millenium BCE to modern times

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A social anthropologist educated in Iran and England, Massoume Price has been writing on Iranian culture for many years. Her book Iran's Diverse Peoples published by ABC CLIO in 2005 was reviewed as a "must read: by Patrick Clawson from Middle East Quarterly in spring 2007 (pp. 41-50) and received a very good review from School Library Journal. Her book Ancient Iran for young readers equally received very good review from School Library Journals in USA and Australia and was featured on PBS for Rick Steve's Iran Fundraiser Program. Her informative website www.cultureofiran.com is used extensively by researchers and general public.

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Book Description Anahita Prod Ltd, 2012. Hardback. Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book. This book with 446 drawings, reconstructions and original pictures of spectacular museum objects, presents an original and exciting look at the colourful history of clothing and jewellery in Iran. Spanning a period of 5000 years, this is the first book of its kind, covering history of clothing and jewellery in a pictorial format. Superb reconstructions of clothing worn by men and women, from original objects and artifacts in the museums, reveal for the first time a complete history of clothing in Iran. See real brooches, bracelets, earrings and pins worn by ancient Iranians. Marvel through the hats, caps, crowns and hairstyles of ancient nobility, kings and queens. Samples from centuries old textiles, tools and materials provide a unique insight into the arts of fashion and beauty in Iran.Highlights 446 pictures and drawings provide the most complete pictorial account of Iranian costumes and jewellery.A complete chapter on hats and crowns based on reconstructions from ancient coins and artifacts.Brief texts on each page, describes the most important aspects of clothing for each period.Glossary Index. Seller Inventory # FLT9780980971439

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