Ethiopian Costumes, 1980, SC Hand-drawn Illustrated East African Jewelry, Text..

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Ethiopian Costumes
Author:
Donovan, Nancy; Last, Jill
Publisher:
Ethiopian Tourism Commission
Release Date:
1980
Seller Category:
AFRICAN ART
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1
Condition:
Used: Very Good
Sku: 01505
Notes: Very Good 12" x 8 1/4" staplebound softcover in stiff glossy white pictorial wraps featuring a full-color illustration of a young girl from Bale by illustrator Jill Last to cover, full-color photograph for an Ethiopian Airlines advertisement to the back cover. Minor bends to spine, previous owner circular library blind stamp to pages 1-4, otherwise clean, tightly bound, staples showing no visible oxidization, and unmarked throughout. 33 pp. replete with full-color and black-and-white hand-drawn illustrations of the people, clothing, jewelry, and weaponry of the many various peoples and regions of Ethiopia, drawn by Jill Last. Includes Acknowledgement, Contents, Map of Peoples and Regions, Plates, Introduction, History, Period Costume, Highland Costume, Lowland Costume, Religious Costume, Spinning and Weaving, and a Glossary of Terms. For students of East African art, history, or culture, this highly informative publication offers a glimpse into the wide variety of culturally significant adornment in Ethiopia, the oldest independent country in Africa.