Book of Mormon, costume, design, Mesoamerica, Olmec, Maya, Jaredite, Lamanite, Nephite, Lehi, Jerusalem, clothing, garments, historical fabrics
This report offers visual costume research support for artists working on Book of Mormon projects, with an historical overview of Mesoamerica and how to understand its historical clothing pieces, an annotated listing of the best research sources, a list of garment and fabric terms for the 2000 BC to 600 AD period, and sample sketches from historical artifacts to suggest how to interpret the original research images the artist will encounter.
BYU ScholarsArchive Citation
Scanlon, Rory R., "Book of Mormon Costume Resource Guide" (2015). Faculty Publications. 1594.
Fine Arts and Communications
Theatre and Media Arts
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