Brides from Around the World Paper Dolls (Dover Paper Dolls) (Paperback)
Here come the brides . . . from Sweden, Zimbabwe, Japan, Bali, Mexico, and other lands the world over Four beautiful dolls from Asia, Africa, Europe, and South America model 28 stunning bridal outfits. Their gowns represent faithful reproductions of regional attire as well as modern interpretations of traditional styles, including Celtic robes of medieval Britain, a scarlet Indian sari, a Chinese silk tunic, a white satin dress from Ghana, a Balinese sarong, a Jewish bridal gown from Sheba, Japanese kimonos, a Hungarian lace dress, and another 20 gorgeous costumes. Notes on each bridal ensemble offer fascinating insights into cultural traditions.
About the Author
One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.