Miao Costumes of Southeast Guizhou,Illustrated Research Directoy

( 苗族服饰图志黔东南 )


Text in chinese, with an English foreward. Most of comprehensive reference to the Miao costume. The book comprises all of the 39 distinct costume styles to be found in Southwest Guizhou.Each style is introduced in a systematic manner: firstly indicates the geographic distribution of the Miao group which identify themselves by one and the same distinctive style of dress;secondly demonstrates how each style is worn according to gender,age,marital status and occasion,thirdly explains each style in detail,including special characteristics,the way the fabric is woven,dyed and treated for special effects,embellished with embroidery or other decorative techniques,as well as the design and symbolism of typical motifs and patterns. Fully illustrated with beautiful photos,a wonderful book.

  • New Hardcover 23*30.5 cm, 436 pp.

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Condition: New
ISBN: 9579000921
Shipping Weight: 4lbs
Published: 2000
ISBN-13: 9789579000925


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