The Durham collection of garments and embroideries from Albania and Yugoslavia
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Published by Halifax Corporation in Halifax, Eng .
Written in English


  • Costume -- Albania.,
  • Costume -- Yugoslavia.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Microfiche. New Haven, Conn., Human Relations Area Files [1974?] (HRAF. EF1, Yugoslavia. Category 116, 11)

Statementby Laura E. Start. With notes by M. Edith Durham.
SeriesBankfield Museum notes -- 3d ser., no. 4., HRAF -- 11.
The Physical Object
Pagination76 p.
Number of Pages76
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16810027M

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  Edith Durham ’s glorious collection of textiles and garments from the Balkans includes a waistcoat made in Berat, Albania. Embroidered with gold . The Durham Collection. of GARMENTS AND EMBROIDERIES from ALBANIA AND YUGOSLAVIA. Bankfield Museum notes. Third series. Laura E. Start, author; with notes by M. Edith Durham; Halifax,England ; 76pp softcover with black & white line drawings; D52 $ Herdsman's Art in Hungary, Hungarian Folk Art 5. Janos Manga. Kossuth Press, See also B. Destani (ed), 'M. Edith Durham, Albania and the Albanians: selected articles and letters, ', Centre for Albanian Studies, For the Bankfield collection, see L. E. Start, 'The Durham Collection of Garments and Embroideries from Albania and . Start, Laura E. THE DURHAM COLLECTION OF GARMENTS AND EMBROIDERIES FROM ALBANIA AND YUGOSLAVIA. Halifax, Halifax Corporation, 76 p., illus. (~ankfield Museum Notes. Third Series, no. 4). Stevenson, Beatrice L. "The Gusle Singer and His Songs," AMERICAN ANTHROPOLOGIST, Menasha, Wisc., v. 17 (),

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She ran relief shelters for refugees during the Balkan Wars of In the course of her career, she assembled a considerable collection of Balkan artifacts: her own sketches, paintings and photographs, plus native garments and embroideries. She also became a fellow of . High Albania is one of these corners. I say High Albania advisedly, for the conditions that prevail in it are very different from those in South Albania, and it is with the wildest parts of High Albania alone that this book deals. The history of Albania, a complicated tale of extreme interest, remains to be written–strange that it should be so. Laura E. Start has written: 'Coptic cloths' -- subject(s): Coptic Textile fabrics, Textile fabrics 'The Durham collection of garments and embroideries from Albania and Yugoslavia' -- subject(s. A pair of slippers or outer socks, hand knitted with purple/black handspun wool. A plain lower front and back, with pointed toe and heel, worked in stockin.