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A Dictionary Of Costume And Fashion

Author : Mary Brooks Picken
ISBN : 9780486141602
Genre : Design
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Compendium defines over 10,000 words associated with wearing apparel and fashion. From bateau necklines to trilbys and vamps, words are grouped alphabetically according to dress parts, fabrics, and other style categories. Over 750 illustrations.
Category: Design

The Language Of Fashion Dictionary And Digest Of Fabric Sewing And Dress

Author : Mary Brooks Picken
ISBN : 9781447493617
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 56.40 MB
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Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing many of these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

The Complete Costume Dictionary

Author : Elizabeth J. Lewandowski
ISBN : 9780810840041
Genre : Design
File Size : 30.76 MB
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Introduction -- Dictionary -- Appendix A: Garment types -- Appendix B: Garment by country -- Appendix C: Garment types by era
Category: Design

The Dictionary Of Fashion History

Author : Valerie Cumming
ISBN : 9781847887382
Genre : Design
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- What is an earthquake gown? - Who wore eelskin masher trousers? - What did the word "dudes" mean in the 16th century? A Dictionary of English Costume by C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard was originally published in 1960. A monumental achievement and encyclopaedic in scope, it was a comprehensive catalogue of fashion terms from the mid-medieval period up to 1900. It was reissued and updated several times, for the last time in 1976. For decades it has served as a bible for costume historians. The Dictionary of Fashion History completely updates and supplements the Cunningtons' landmark work to bring it up to the present day. Featuring additional terms and revised definitions, this new edition represents an essential reference for costume historians, students of fashion history, or anyone involved in creating period costume for the theatre, film or television. It also is fascinating reading for those simply interested in the subject. Clear, concise, and meticulous in detail, this essential reference answers countless questions relating to the history of dress and adornment and promises to be a definitive guide for generations to come.
Category: Design

An Illustrated Dictionary Of Historic Costume

Author : James R. Planche
ISBN : 9780486145334
Genre : Design
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Thousands of terms associated with apparel worn in the principal countries of Europe appear in this extensive and convenient reference. Alphabetically arranged, the profusely illustrated volume features over 1,300 detailed line drawings.
Category: Design

Fashion And Costume In American Popular Culture

Author : Valerie Burnham Oliver
ISBN : 0313294127
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 37.31 MB
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Provides a convenient and unique look at fashion and costume literature and how it has developed historically. Discusses subjects from jeans to wedding dresses.
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Fairchild S Dictionary Of Fashion

Author : Charlotte Mankey Calasibetta
ISBN : UCSC:32106011756548
Genre : Art
File Size : 24.7 MB
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Defines terms related to costume styles, the components of clothing, fabrics, and sewing techniques
Category: Art

European Civil And Military Clothing

Author : Frederic Stibbert
ISBN : 9780486417486
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Peerless archive of historical fashions features 217 handsome plates depicting nearly 1,000 individual figures and accessories. Detailed illustrations reveal a remarkable panorama of priestesses and warriors of ancient Britain, nobles and burghers of 16th-century Germany, elaborately coiffed ladies from the court of Versailles, knights in full regalia from many eras and countries, and much more.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Men S Fashion Illustrations From The Turn Of The Century

Author : Mitchell Co.
ISBN : 9780486137049
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Over 100 full-page, royalty-free illustrations document what well-dressed American men wore in early 1900s: checked and striped business suits, sporty knickers and jackets, elegant formal wear, long fur-trimmed coats. Includes variety of accessories.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles