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...History and Significance of Florals in Clothing Florals in modern fashion are generally thought to have originated from eastern Central Asia, although the use of flowers in adornment is likely as old as adornment itself. By the late eighth...

Early Orientalism and the Barbaresque

Adam Geczy

Sydney College of the Arts, the University of Sydney Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Fashion and Orientalism : Dress, Textiles and Culture from the 17th to the 21st Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

Book chapter

...The notion of a pre- or early orientalism derives from the presumption, held by the majority of orientalist scholars, that orientalism begins with a deliberate, qualitative and self-conscious separation between cultures. This begins to take...

Textiles

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...To what extent can we talk about a fabric or dye as being “enlightened”? This intriguing question will be addressed here. From an art historical perspective, the years from 1650 to 1800, the Age of Enlightenment, encompass the baroque...

Ethnicity

A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion in the Age of Enlightenment Volume 4

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Writing in 1680, the Mercure Galant noted that “one now only wears Indiennes; but these Indiennes are so well done that nothing adorns one better.” A century later, discussing contemporary fashions, the Magasin des Modes Nouvelles remarked...