What People Wore: from Ancient Times to the Early Twentieth Century
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What People Wore: from Ancient Times to the Early Twentieth Century

ISBN 13:  9780486281629

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Illustrations:  1800 illustrations
Author:  Douglas Gorsline
Format:  Paperback
No. of Pages:  269
Brand:  Dover Publications

Ideal for any costume and fashion historian, this is a survey accross a wide range of historic reference points, showing historically accurate sketches of costume design.
It contains a fascinating panorama of styles  from diaphanous gowns of Egyptian royalty to 1920s wardrobe of American flapper. The book is separated into three sections: "Costume of the Ancient World," covering Greece, Rome, and Egypt; "European Costume," which runs from the Medieval Period to 1918; and finally "American Costume," offering succinct information on clothes worn by farmers, frontiersmen, cowboys, and urbanites.  
Includes details on accessories and hairstyles. 
Periods and styles covered include: Byzantine peasants, English dandies, French gentlemen, western fur trappers, Eighteenth century French boulevard figures, the tudor period, early twentieth century U.S urban fashions.
 
Fascinating panorama of styles  from diaphanous gowns of Egyptian royalty to 1920s wardrobe of American flapper. The book is separated into three sections: "Costume of the Ancient World," covering Greece, Rome, and Egypt; "European Costume," which runs the gamut from the Medieval Period to 1918; and finally "American Costume," offering succinct information on clothes worn by farmers, frontiersmen, cowboys, and urbanites. Includes details on accessories and hairstyles. - See more at: http://store.doverpublications.com/0486281620.html#sthash.oSbu5OxQ.dpuf
Illustrations: 1800 illustrations spanning 5000 years of human history.

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