World Dress Fashion in Detail - the exhibition catalogue from V&A available to buy at Museum Bookstore

World Dress Fashion in Detail

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A handsome book with highlight from the V&A’s extensive world dress collection

From the mountains of Montenegro to the shores of South-East Asia and beyond, the V&A's renowned world dress collection is highlighted in "World Dress Fashion in Detail". The book, part of the "V&A Fashion in Detail" series, explores cut work and silk embroidery from Indonesia, applied metal braid and cord fastenings from Albania, as well as elaborate patchwork from Tibet, India, Korea and Iran.

Specially commissioned photographs, authoritative text and line drawings showcase the breathtaking richness of detail that will delight and inspire anyone interested in dress.


  • Author: Rosemary Crill, curator in the department of Asian art at the V&A.
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Date published: January 2009
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-1851775682
  • Product Dimensions: 29.9 x 23.2 cm