Women's Costume of the Near and Middle East by Jennifer M. Scarce

By Jennifer M. Scarce

The old and cultural richness of the close to and heart East is mirrored visually in its dress. during this publication, Jennifer Scarce makes great use of years or learn to supply a lucid acount of the improvement of women's costume from the fourteenth to the early twentieth centuries. Her learn of dress is decided in th ebroader context of the social and financial history of the Ottoman Empire, giving the topic a brand new an attention-grabbing slant.
A particular dialogue of reduce and building is followed by way of development layouts and various pictures which basically illustrate different forms of costume throughout the centuries.
Women's gown of the close to and center East is a hitherto unfortunately ignored topic. After years of unique examine the world over, this hole has been admirably stuffed through Jennifer Scarce's scholarly readable study.

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