High Fashion in Shakespeare's Times: A Study of the Period Costume with Pull-up Scenes

High Fashion in Shakespeare's Times: A Study of the Period Costume with Pull-up Scenes

by Andrew Brownfoot
     
 

The age of Shakespeare seems filled with larger than life characters. They were vulgar, boisterous and fiercely individual and they put up with showy discomfort in order to shine the brightest among the place seekers at courts throughout Europe. This book describes their clothes and combines historical accuracy with fictional journals of three fashionable people

Overview

The age of Shakespeare seems filled with larger than life characters. They were vulgar, boisterous and fiercely individual and they put up with showy discomfort in order to shine the brightest among the place seekers at courts throughout Europe. This book describes their clothes and combines historical accuracy with fictional journals of three fashionable people who were specially interested in what they wore. Special days in their lives are illustrated with pull-up scenes, giving a lively insight into the extravagant costume of the period.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780906212820
Publisher:
Tarquin Publications
Publication date:
08/28/1997
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
8.27(w) x 11.66(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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