Fashion and Costume Books

Ross, Heather Colyer: The Art of Arabian Costume - a Saudi Arabian profile (15725)

Arabesque 2nd edition 1985
large 4to, green faux leather-covered boards, sellotape repairs to spine of d/w, slight wear + chips to edges of d/w o/w VG+/G+ 1545 gms
(Order reference 15725)

The main part of the book covers traditional Arabian costume, and there are sections on body ornamentation and on arts and crafts, with appendices on embroidery stitches, Bedouin dress embroidery and care of textiles. The book is illustrated with colour photos and with drawings and maps.