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Crowning Achievements: African Arts of Dressing the Hair

SKU: B-Crown
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Catalog to the important show curated by the Fowler Museum of Cultural History at UCLA, which travelled to he Smithsonian and other venues. Features essays on African hairstyles, hats, headwraps and artifacts - headrests, combs, hair-pins etc.- relating to the hair. Includes a chapter on hairdressers' signs with extensive photographs.
Mary Jo Arnoldi and Christine Mullen Kreamer
Contributions by Michael Oladejo Afolayan, Betty Wass, Elisabeth L. Cameron, Patricia Darish and David A. Binkley
Museum for African Art, New York
Published by Fowler Museum of Cultural History,
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, 1995

$29.95 (paperback)