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The Devil's Cloth

A History of Stripes and Striped Fabric

The Devil's Cloth( )
Author: Pastoureau, Michel
Translator: Gladding, Jody
Series title:European Perspectives: a Series in Social Thought and Cultural Criticism Ser.
ISBN:978-0-231-12366-2
Publication Date:Jul 2001
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $40.00
Book Description:

What do prostitutes, referees, and Renaissance clowns have in common? They all wear stripes, and The Devil's Cloth tells us why. Pastoureau's lively study of stripes offers a unique perspective on the evolution of fashion, taste, and visual codes in Western culture.

Book Details
Pages:160
Detailed Subjects: Design / Fashion & Accessories
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.382 x 8.229 x 0.583 Inches
Book Weight:0.616 Pounds



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