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Brides from Around the World Paper Dolls
     

Brides from Around the World Paper Dolls

by Tom Tierney
 

Here come the brides . . . from Sweden, Zimbabwe, Japan, Bali, Mexico, and other lands the world over! Four beautiful dolls from Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America model 28 stunning bridal outfits. Their gowns represent faithful reproductions of regional attire as well as modern interpretations of traditional styles, including Celtic robes of medieval

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Here come the brides . . . from Sweden, Zimbabwe, Japan, Bali, Mexico, and other lands the world over! Four beautiful dolls from Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America model 28 stunning bridal outfits. Their gowns represent faithful reproductions of regional attire as well as modern interpretations of traditional styles, including Celtic robes of medieval Britain, a scarlet Indian sari, a Chinese silk tunic, a white satin dress from Ghana, a Balinese sarong, a Jewish bridal gown from Sheba, Japanese kimonos, a Hungarian lace dress, and another 20 gorgeous costumes. Notes on each bridal ensemble offer fascinating insights into cultural traditions

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486444390
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
11/02/2005
Series:
Dover Paper Dolls Series
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
865,818
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range:
8 Years

Meet the Author

One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.

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