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African-print fashion now! A story of taste, globalization, and style by Suzanne Gott

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  • Fashion,
  • Exhibitions,
  • History,
  • Cotton fabrics,
  • African influences,
  • Resist-dyed textiles

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StatementSuzanne Gott, Kristyne S. Loughran, Betsy D. Quick, Leslie W. Rabine, editors ; with essays and contributions by Kathleen Bickford Berzock, Boatema Boateng, M. Amah Edoh, Helen Elands, Suzanne Gott, Anne Grosfilley, Karen Tranberg Hansen, Helen Jennings, Sandra Klopper, Kristyne S. Loughran, Stephan F. Miescher, Hansi Momodu-Gordon, John Picton, Betsy D. Quick, Leslie W. Rabine, Elisha P. Renne, Victoria L. Rovine, Ken Aøcha Sy, Nina Sylvanus
SeriesFowler Museum Textile Series -- no. 14, Fowler Museum textile series -- no. 14.
ContributionsFowler Museum at UCLA
LC ClassificationsNK9504.7 .A37 2017
The Physical Object
Pagination302 pages
Number of Pages302
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26947374M
ISBN 100990762637
ISBN 109780990762638
LC Control Number2017011319

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