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The Resource Natural fashion : tribal decoration from Africa, Hans Silvester ; [translated from the French by David H. Wilson]

Natural fashion : tribal decoration from Africa, Hans Silvester ; [translated from the French by David H. Wilson]

Label
Natural fashion : tribal decoration from Africa
Title
Natural fashion
Title remainder
tribal decoration from Africa
Statement of responsibility
Hans Silvester ; [translated from the French by David H. Wilson]
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
Summary
Over the course of numerous voyages to Africa's Omo Valley, Hans Silvester became fascinated by the beauty of the Surma, Mursi, Hamer and Kurma tribes, who share a taste for body painting and extravagant decorations borrowed from nature. This collection of photographs captures these accoutrements
Member of
Cataloging source
UKM
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1938-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silvester, Hans
Dewey number
391.609630222
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Language note
Translated from the French
LC call number
  • GN419.15
  • GN650.5.E8
LC item number
  • .S5614 2009
  • S5213 2009
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wilson, David H
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ethnology
  • Body painting
  • Body marking
  • Body art
  • Tribal tattoos
  • Suri (African people)
  • Murzu (African people)
  • Omo River Valley (Ethiopia and Kenya)
Label
Natural fashion : tribal decoration from Africa, Hans Silvester ; [translated from the French by David H. Wilson]
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in French: Paris : Éditions de la Martinière, 2007
  • "First published in 2008 in hardcover ... Reprinted in 2009; first published in paperback in 2009"--P. [168]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1549466
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
167 pages
Isbn
9780500288054
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1549466
  • (Sirsi) 1549466
  • (OCoLC)271772518
Label
Natural fashion : tribal decoration from Africa, Hans Silvester ; [translated from the French by David H. Wilson]
Publication
Note
  • Originally published in French: Paris : Éditions de la Martinière, 2007
  • "First published in 2008 in hardcover ... Reprinted in 2009; first published in paperback in 2009"--P. [168]
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1549466
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
167 pages
Isbn
9780500288054
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
chiefly color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1549466
  • (Sirsi) 1549466
  • (OCoLC)271772518

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