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F R I N G E

This Mesopotamian statue of the Goddess Narundi is wearing a kaunake, or a tufted wool garment that looked like layers of fringe. 

 

                         Statue of the Goddess Narundi,

                         Erich Lessing Art Resource, NY, 

                                                       c. 2100 BCE.

 

“The process of evolution is ‘progressive’ because, with the passage of time, ‘things’ are becoming better and better adapted to their environments.”

 

                                                                                Michael Carter on Spencer,

                                                                                Fashion Classics, page 23.

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