Historic English Costumes and How to Make Them

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Historic English Costumes and How to Make Them
From the grass-cloth wraps of prehistoric times to the luxurious gowns of the Victorian era, this well-researched guide traces the evolution of English fashion for men and women through hundreds of photos and illustrations. More than a history of British style, it's also a dressmakers delight, filled with scaled-down patterns for 67 authentic costumes. Reprint of Dress Design: An Account of Costume for Artists & Dressmakers, John Hogg, London, 1913.
The author's costume collection now forms a part of the V&A museum collection.

Illustrations: Hundreds of Photographs plus patterns for 67 costumes
Author: Talbot Hughes
Size: 136 x 204 mm
Format: Paperback 

ISBN 13: 9780486469850
ISBN 10: 0486469859

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