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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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 US 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
Author: Gorsline
Size: 229 x 305
Format: Book
Copyright: Permission Free
Dispatch: Usually ships: same day.
ISBN 13: 9780486281629

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