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Ethnic Dress: A Comprehensive Guide to the Folk Costume of the World

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Costume authority Frances Kennett explains how and why certain garments came into being, the construction of the garments, and provides information on the wide variety of materials used in their creation.
Hardcover, 192 pages
Published August 1st 1995 by Facts on File
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Skedatt
Dec 04, 2008 rated it really liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
For a book about ethnic dress, it has a surprising amount of babywearing photos hidden in it. It seemed that there were quite a few varieties found worldwide, except for Europe and maybe Oceania.

As for the rest, it is a good book for a brief tour worldwide, but not great for in depth.

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May 17, 2007 rated it really liked it
Nice overview; wonderful pics!
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