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Author Corrigan, Gina, author.

Title Tibetan dress in Amdo & Kham / Gina Corrigan.

Publication Info. London, UK : Hali Publications, [2017]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    391.0095 COR    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Description 288 pages : illustrations 31 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Amdo & Kham -- The ubiquitous chuba -- Making sheepskin chubas -- Felt raincoats & chubas -- Woven fabrics -- Amdo nomads : dress, tradition & change -- Amdo farmers : dress, tradition & change -- Kham : traditional & contemporary dress -- Amulets & jewellery -- Hairstyles & hats -- Plait extensions & back ornaments -- Tibetan boots -- Horse fairs & horse races -- Horse trappings & slings -- Contemporary fabrics, tailoring & ready-to-wear -- Modernisation, continuity & adaptation -- Appendices. Diagrams -- Kham chubas in Sichuan.
Summary "This book gives a background to the Tibetan Region but focuses entirely on Amdo and Kham, which are located in the Chinese provinces of Gansu, Sichuan and Qinghai... The aim of the text is to describe the changing contemporary secular clothing and ornaments of Tibetan, Tu and Mongolian nomads and farmers"-- Introduction, page 8.
Subject Tibetans -- Clothing.
Clothing and dress -- China -- Amdo (Region).
Clothing and dress -- China -- Changdu Diqu.
Clothing and dress -- China -- Garze Zangzu Zizhizhou.
Nomads -- Clothing -- China.
Farmers -- Clothing -- China.
Added Title Tibetan dress in Amdo and Kham
ISBN 1898113580 (hardcover)
9781898113584 (hardcover)
9781851498109 (hardcover)
1851498109 (hardcover)

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