Beauty & fashion A History of Clothing & Jewellery in Iran
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Beauty & fashion A History of Clothing & Jewellery in Iran



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ISBN: 978-0-9809714-3-9

Beauty & fashion A History of Clothing & Jewellery in Iran
Massoume Price

Language: English
Full color
8.77 x 11.18 inch
112 pages
ISBN 978-0-9809714-3-9
February 2012
Good for 8 + years

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

Discover the history of costumes and jewellery in Iran from 3000 BCE to the modern times.

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.

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Additional information

Weight 0.720 kg
Dimensions 3 × 14 × 21 cm

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