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Costume Worldwide A Historical Sourcebook by Melissa Leventon
  

Costume Worldwide A Historical Sourcebook

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Costume Worldwide A Historical Sourcebook by Melissa Leventon

Costume Worldwide combines the studies of two classic 19th-century illustrators, Auguste Racinet and Friedrich Hottenroth, alongside an illuminating modern text. Their works are presented first by chronology and then by subject, so that illustrators, historians and students alike can choose to follow the path of fashion through the centuries, or study in detail the contrasting styles of individual clothing and accessories. With an authoritative narrative from a leading expert in the history of costume, extraordinary contemporary quotes that reveal the impact in its day, detailed annotation and an extensive glossary, the book provides a magnificent study of the rich vocabulary of clothes through the ages.

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Book Info

Publication date

12th May 2008

Author

Melissa Leventon

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Publisher

Thames & Hudson Ltd

Format

Paperback
352 pages

Categories

Textile design & theory
Fashion design & theory
Fashion & society

ISBN

9780500287019

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