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Dress & Identity

Faith and Monochrome: Red

Faith and Monochrome: Red

Investigating Colour in Religious Dress

Dress is a visual system of human communication that aids in defining social identity and interactions across space and time. For organised religious faiths, techniques of adornment have always operated as effective communicators of religious identity, also assisting to reinforce the boundaries between the sacred and the secular, believers and non-believers.

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