A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion: Historic and Modern

A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion: Historic and Modern

ISBN 13:  9780486402949

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Author  Mary Brooks Picken
Format  Paperback
No. of Pages  446
Brand:  Dover Publications

Fascinating, fact-filled compendium defines over 10,000 words associated with wearing apparel and fashion. From bateau necklines to trilbys and vamps, individual terms are assembled alphabetically in groups according to dress parts, fabrics, and other style categories. Enhanced with over 750 clearly detailed illustrations, this comprehensive guide will be welcomed by fashion writers, designers, and anyone interested in the history of fashion trends.

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