Brides from Around the World Paper Dolls

Brides from Around the World Paper Dolls

by Tom Tierney

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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 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
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 560,021
Product dimensions: 8.25(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 Years

About 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.

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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