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Shover, Edna Mann / Art in costume design: practical suggestions for those interested in art, sewing, history and literature
(1920)

Chapter IV: Greek,   pp. [46]-58 PDF (4.2 MB)


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CHAPTER IV. 
    GREEK 
where the best things, 
eeing and loving something beautiful." 
                                     - Frances Mary Steel. 
    The connecting link between the Egyptian and the Greek Art 
is the Art of Babylonia, Assyria and Persia. 
    Man's imagination which finds its expression through Art, is 
influenced by the changes in his environment. Though the Art of 
the Babylonians, Assyrians and Persians was greatly influenced by 
the Egyptians and many designs and forms of costume were the same 
as, or similar to the Egyptians, that of the eastern countries was 
filled with more action, free movement and feeling. The whole charac- 


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