Encyclopedia of American Indian Costume

Encyclopedia of American Indian Costume

Book - 1994
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Baker & Taylor
Provides overviews of the clothing worn by native Americans in ten different cultural regions, and covers basic dress, footwear, outer wear, hair styles, headgear, and jewelry

Book News
A beautifully produced and illustrated (b&w) reference that offers complete descriptions and cultural contexts of the dress and ornamentation of the North American Indian tribes. The volume is divided into ten cultural regions, with each chapter giving an overview of the regional clothing. Individual tribes of the area follow in alphabetical order. Tribal information includes men's basic dress, women's basic dress, footwear, outer wear, hair styles, headgear, accessories, jewelry, armor, special costumes, garment decoration, face and body embellishment, transitional dress after European contact, and bibliographic references. Appendices include a description of clothing arts and a glossary. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.

Publisher: Denver, Colo. : ABC-CLIO, c1994
ISBN: 9780874366853
Branch Call Number: R 970.1 PAT
Characteristics: xiv, 516 p. : ill. ; 29 cm


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