This is the first book of its kind to cover the history of clothing, jewellery and cosmetics in Iran from 3000 BCE to the present time with high quality images. This pictorial history brings together the essentials of current research in all of these subjects in a coherent, easy-to-read format for the interested general public. The texts are complemented by high quality photographs of many of the historic Iranian treasures displayed in major museums around the globe. The social histories of clothing, ornaments and cosmetics, and their impacts as determinants of class, status, religious observance and gender relations are touched on. There are also references to the creative techniques of the artists. Major urban settings, court life and historic personalities are the prime focus of this book.
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