New York: 1994. First edition. Paperback in very good condition. Item #11126
Contains "Bodies of Sleep, Garments of Skins" by Stuart Smithers - Ancient views of the relationship between body and soul, "Dangerous Outfits" by Nouk Bassomb - Be careful where you go in borrowed clothes, "Pascal's Jacket" by Noelle Oxenhandler - A meditation on hiddenness, "Every Robe He Dons Becomes Him" by Shawkat M. Toorawa - Images of clothing in the Islamic tradition, "The Fabric of Independence" by Susan Bean - The communicative power of Mahatma Gandhi's costume, "Trying on a Hat" by Richard Lewis - Children's dress-ups, "A Glorious Robe" by Kathleen Norris - The Benedictine clothing ceremony, "The Mystery of the Veil" by Frithjof Schuon - The garment that conceals and reveals, "The Dancer's Sleeve" by Edwin Bernbaum - Tibetan Mani Rimdu dance ritual, "Divine Clothing" by Joseph Wolf - Mystical Judaic versions of the garment metaphor, "Before All This" by Gunilla Norris - How traditional costume defines our roots, "The Cycle of Sex" by Rodney Collin - Alternating masculine and feminine ages, "The Decorated Body" by France Borel - The human body as a product of culture, "Clothed in the Beauty of Possibility" by Richard Wentz - How what we wear reveals who we are, "Garments of Voice" by Gail Rossi and Sun Bingshan - Chinese women's garments, "Powerful Secrets: An Interview with Pamela Keech" - Costume in theater, costume as art; 128 pages.