Brides from Around the World Paper Dolls

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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 ...
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Overview


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
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486444390
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 11/2/2005
  • Series: Dover Paper Dolls Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 609,341
  • Age range: 8 years
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 12.00 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

Celtic medieval-revival costume
  Ireland and Scotland
Mpondo wedding costume
  South Africa
Bridal costume with Mehendi
  India
Embroidered wedding costume
  China
Traditional bride's dress
  Poland
Stylish wedding gown
  Ghana, West Africa
Spanish-influenced gown
  The Philippines
Royal wedding outfit
  Bali, Indonesia
Dutch wedding dress
  Volendam, the Netherlands
African-American wedding dress
  U.S./Africa
Cotton wedding costume
  Mexico
"Skirt-jacket" wedding costume
  Korea
Bridal folk costume
  Rømø, Denmark
Voluminous bridal robe
  Ethiopia
Opulent wedding gown
  San'a, Yemen
Traditional wedding kimono
  Japan
Bride's "best dress"
  Norway
European-influenced costume
  Zimbabwe, Africa
Ramallah wedding outfit
  Palestine
Golden wedding costume
  Malaysia
Wedding dress with petticoats
  Hungary
Tribal wedding costume
  Kenya
Medieval-revival costume
  Sweden
Tropical wedding outfit
  Fiji Islands
Traditional bridal dress
  Hawaii
Intricate wedding costume
  Sumatra, Indonesia
Multi-layered wedding dress
  Thessaly, Greece
Nineteenth-century bridal costume
  Kostroma district, Russia
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