Costumes of India and Pakistan
An encyclopedic overview of the dazzling variety of traditional costumes and decoration worn by women, and, to a lesser extent, men from various parts fo India at the time of publication. The work also, where eveidence exists, delves into the historical development of each regional, religious and social form of dress. 244 pages, 63 of which are notes which could guide the serious student to further research. 4 colour and 138 black and white photos. Index. Please see scanned photos for a list of the chapters.
Weight: 1.4.kg. *Post free within Malaysia but this item may incur additional charges for posting elsewhere*
Published by DP Taraporevala & Co, Bombay, 1969. First edition.
Condition. Good. Hardback in similar dust jacket. The dust jacket has some wear around the edges, but is now protected in a plastic jacket. The binding is tight and there is mild to medium tanning throughout.