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Historical Context of Leadership, Trade and Art Patronage

Judith Perani

Judith Perani Ohio University Norma H. Wolff Iowa State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Norma H. Wolff

Norma H. Wolff Iowa State University Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Cloth, Dress and Art Patronage in Africa

Berg, 1999

Book chapter

...The Hausa, Nupe and Yoruba are geographically contiguous ethnic groups historically organized into pre-industrial states with strongly defined systems of leadership. There are no significant geographical barriers between the groups.See...

Bridal Fashions Across the Globe

Lydia Edwards

Edith Cowan University, Australia Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Lesson plan

...Introduction This course of eight lessons allows students to consider the breadth and influence of bridal fashions—for both men and women—across the globe. Some lessons focus on the traditional wedding attire of a particular country...

Second Hand Silk Kimono Migrating Across Borders

Old Clothes, New Looks : Second Hand Fashion

Berg Publishers, 2005

Book chapter

...Inside and outside of Japan’s borders, the kimono survives within contemporary cultural consciousness as a symbol of a traditional Japan. Yet the heritage of kimono, as romanticized concept and wearable garment, continues to fade as younger...

Conclusion

Jenny Hall

Jenny Hall is Research Officer in the Japanese Studies Centre at Monash University, Australia. She received her PhD in Anthropology from Monash University in 2016. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Japan beyond the Kimono : Innovation and Tradition in the Kyoto Textile Industry

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

Book chapter

...During my first week of staying in Nishijin for fieldwork, I could hear thumps and knocks from the house next door which were not the rhythmic sounds of a loom that I had heard on previous visits. I asked the owners what the noises were...

Jordanian Women’s Dress

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...Jordan, officially the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, lies in the southern part of the Syrian Desert on the Gulf of Aqaba. It shares borders with Syria, Iraq, Israel, the West Bank, and Saudi Arabia. Much of the country is desert; however...

Introduction

Sheila Cliffe

Sheila Cliffe is Professor at Jumonji Gakuen Women’s University, Japan. She has lectured at conferences, museums, and events in Japan, England, Hawaii, and Korea and she is one of the first non-native Japanese people to hold an official kimono dressing and teaching licence. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Social Life of Kimono : Japanese Fashion Past and Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...This book is a social analysis of the kimono in both the past and present. It explains why the kimono can be considered to have fashion and not only tradition and outlines the differences and similarities between the kimono system...

Returning Kimono to the Streets

Sheila Cliffe

Sheila Cliffe is Professor at Jumonji Gakuen Women’s University, Japan. She has lectured at conferences, museums, and events in Japan, England, Hawaii, and Korea and she is one of the first non-native Japanese people to hold an official kimono dressing and teaching licence. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Social Life of Kimono : Japanese Fashion Past and Present

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...Historical Review The hegemony that continues to state either directly or indirectly that fashion is a product of European society is facing increasing challenges, and we appear to be in the midst of a paradigm shift. The story...
...History and Significance of Asian Influences in Fashion Design In 2015, the Costume Institute and the Department of Asian Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York jointly mounted the exhibition “China: Through the Looking Glass...

Koji Tatsuno

Designer biography

...Koji Tatsuno was born in Japan in 1964 and has worked in fashion since he visited London on an antiques dealing trip in 1982, where he gained recognition for shirts he had fashioned out of old kimonos. The self-taught Tatsuno has also...

Syria

Tineke Rooijakkers

Tineke Rooijakkers

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Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood

Gillian Vogelsang-Eastwood is Director of the Textile Research Centre, Leiden. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 5 : Central and Southwest Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...The Syrian Arab Republic, or Syria, lies in Southwest Asia and borders Lebanon and the Mediterranean Sea to the west, Israel to the southwest, Jordan to the south, Iraq to the east, and Turkey to the north. Its position between the eastern...