The Cut of Men's Clothes: 1600-1900 / Edition 1

The Cut of Men's Clothes: 1600-1900 / Edition 1

by Norah Waugh
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0878300252

ISBN-13: 9780878300259

Pub. Date: 01/07/1987

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This book traces the evolution of the style of men's dress through a sequence of diagrams accurately scaled down from patterns of actual garments, many of them rare museum specimens. The plates have been selected with the same purpose. Some are photographs of suits for

which diagrams have also been given; others, reproduced from paintings and old prints, show the

Overview

This book traces the evolution of the style of men's dress through a sequence of diagrams accurately scaled down from patterns of actual garments, many of them rare museum specimens. The plates have been selected with the same purpose. Some are photographs of suits for

which diagrams have also been given; others, reproduced from paintings and old prints, show the costume complete with its accessories. Quotations from contemporary sources--from diaries, travelers' accounts and tailors' bills--supplement Norah Waugh's text with comments on fashion and

lively eyewitness descriptions.

cutting diagrams and tailors' patterns . . . There is also a list of artists, engraves, and illustrators for costume reference. A definitive work in its field, this is required on reference shelves of art museums, large public libraries, and art schools (Library Journal)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780878300259
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/07/1987
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
194
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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