Jonathan C. H. King, Birgit Pauksztat, Robert Storrie
British Museum, 2005 - Clothing and dress - 160 pages
Takes a look at the field of contemporary Arctic clothing. Questions of identity, the semiotics and function of dress, and the ownership of design are explored along with the nature of people's creativity. Many essays address areas such as fish-skin clothing, hairnets, the use of grass, birds and costume, and kayak clothing.
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