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Reveal & Conceal: Dress in Contemporary Egypt
Reveal & Conceal: Dress in Contemporary Egypt
Our Price: $25.00
Year: 1986
Pages: 185
Binding Hardcover

Product Code: 0788144766

Andrea B. Rugh. An exciting study of clothing as a complex cultural expression. Analyzes contemporary social meanings found in the symbols of dress & shows the way groups & individuals use the symbols like a language to reveal or conceal significant aspects of their personal identities. The author traced the intricate patterns of clothing worn by rural migrants in a lower-class quarter of Cairo back to their origins in Upper & Lower Egypt. She studied the designs of apparel, concentrating primarily on women’s dress because of its many variations both in style & meaning. Photos.

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