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Suvasas : The Beautiful Costumes

Vishu Arora

Published by Abhishek Publications, Chandigarh, 2008
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Contents Preface. 1. Study of costumes from earlier times to present time. 2. Indian attire changing times. 3. Traditional costumes of India. 4. Traditional costumes of various regions of India. 5. Traditional costumes of western countries. 6. Design elements of costumes and their influence on historical present and future clothing. 7. Socio economic and historical events and their influence on fashion. 8. Glossary. 9. Bibliography. Clothing has always been a vital part of an individual's personality. It mirrors society and acts as a symbol to identify people as per their rank role occupation status religion and culture. An attempt has been made to prepare a monograph with details on all the historical costumes their design elements and influence of social political and economic factors on clothing. Suvasas the beautiful costumes is a collection of exotic traditional Indian and Western attire since the ancient civilization. This book is specially written for the students of UG and PG courses in clothing and textiles and fashion designing. The tutors who undertake the teaching of history of costumes can take this book as guide as it depicts the illustrated beauty of ancient costumes which are diversified in fashion full of color and pattern. It has relocated all the traditional costumes and provides complete information of the prevalent traditional beautiful garments under different kingdoms in various Indian states and western countries like Egypt France Rome Byzantine and Greece. Though every effort has been made to explain the matter in a simple and comprehensive manner the suggestion from readers and fellow teachers for further improvement of the book are welcome. It is hoped that readers find it interesting and useful. 154 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 72282

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Title: Suvasas : The Beautiful Costumes

Publisher: Abhishek Publications, Chandigarh

Publication Date: 2008

Binding: Hardbound

Book Condition:As New

Edition: New

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