An Introduction to
Qajar Era Dress
G.M. Vogelsang-Eastwood & L.A. Ferydoun
Barjesteh van Waalwijk van Doorn
56 pp, 24 (h) x 21 (w) cm
Year of publication: 2002
This book looks at the basic range of garments worm by men and women in Tehran and similar urban settings in the Qajar period (1794-1925). Numerous illustrations of Qajar Era garments and contemporary photographs show both the appearance of specific items of clothing and how they looked when they were worn. The book has the following chapters: The Qajar Era, Tailors and Seamstresses, Men’s Dress, Women’s Indoor Dress, Women’s Outdoor Dress, Footwear and Personal Beauty.