Textile & Costume - 388 - Blowout Sale! Save up to 83%
Blowout Sale! Up to 83% off on Textile & Costume at Translate This Website. Top brands include University of California Press, Tate Publishing, Brand: University of the West Indies Press, Brand: Fairchild Pubns, Brand: PIE Books, Editorial Gustavo Gili, Paidos Iberica Ediciones S A, Brand: Skira, Brand: Kodansha USA, Brand: Fairchild Books, Clarke Duncan, Curzon, Oxford University Press, & Yale University Press. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.
The Fashion System
You Save: 10%
ean: 9780520071773, isbn: 0520071778,
In his consideration of the language of the fashion magazine—the structural analysis of descriptions of women's clothing by writers about fashion—Barthes gives us a brief history of semiology. At the same time, he identifies economics as the unde...
Richard Tuttle: I Don't Know . The Weave of Textile Language
You Save: 44%
mpn: 9781849763196, ean: 9781849763196, isbn: 1849763194,
I Don’t Know . The Weave of Textile Language is a unique project by the renowned American artist Richard Tuttle (b. 1941). Tuttle, who came to prominence in the 1960s, is revered for his delicate and playful approach, often using such humble, every...
The Language of Dress: Resistance and Accommodation in Jamaica, 1750-1890
You Save: 19%
mpn: Illustrations, ports., ean: 9789766401436, isbn: 9766401438,
This book is a study of how African slave and freed women used their fashion and style of dressing as a symbol of resistance to slavery and accommodation to white culture in pre and post-emancipation society. Africans brought aspects of their culture...
Fashion Production Terms (Language of Fashion Series)
You Save: 83%
ean: 9780870052002, isbn: 0870052004,
Defines and illustrates terminology connected with fabrics, threads, stitches, seams, garment construction, sewing machines, and pressing.Used Book in Good Condition. ...
A Feast of Wonders: Sergei Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes
ean: 9788857200903, isbn: 8857200906,
In May 1909, Sergei Diaghilev astonished the world of dance with his first ballet presentations in Paris that demonstrated an unprecedented combination of vitality and grace, originality, and technical sophistication. This catalogue of over three hun...
Quilt Artistry: Inspired Designs from the East
mpn: 110 colour photos & 320 b/w photos & ill, ean: 9784770030993, isbn: 4770030991,
Yoshiko Jinzenji began quilting after she came upon quilts made by Canadian Mennonites and was deeply moved by their resonant, sacred quality. The richly minimalist quilts she makes today are as powerful as those that originally inspired her. Quilt A...
The Fairchild Books Dictionary of Fashion
You Save: 39%
mpn: 809 bw illus, ean: 9781609014896, isbn: 1609014898,
4.8 out of 5 stars with 44 reviews
Dictionary of Fashion, 4th Edition builds on the success of previous editions with over 15,000 entries, including apparel, accessories, and their components, historical and textiles terms that relate to contemporary fashion and the language of the fa...
African Textiles: The Karun Thakar Collection
You Save: 35%
mpn: 230 colour, ean: 9783791381633, isbn: 3791381636,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
This book offers a fascinating journey through the history and culture of textiles in Africa drawn from the private collection of Karun Thakar, widely considered to be one of the best in the world. This collection of rare and exquisite textiles from ...
Languages of Dress in the Middle East
You Save: 27%
mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780700706716, isbn: 0700706712,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Considers how the languages of dress in the region connect with other social practices, and with political and religious conformity in particular. Treating cases as diverse as practices of veiling in Oman and dress reform laws in Turkey, these ethnog...
Sexual Dissidence: Augustine to Wilde, Freud to Foucault
mpn: 9780198112693, ean: 9780198112693, isbn: 0198112696,
Why is homosexuality socially marginal yet symbolically central? Why is it so strangely integral to the very societies which obsessively denounce it, and why is it history--rather than human nature--that has produced this paradoxical position? These ...
What Clothes Reveal: The Language of Clothing in Colonial and Federal America
ean: 9780300095807, isbn: 0300095805,
Paintings of upper-class men and women tell an important part of the history of costumes, but surviving garments reveal even more. Every crease, stitch, and stain in a piece of clothing supplies valuable information about its wearer and its era. This...
Browse Our Catalog