Historic Costume: A Resume of the Characteristic Types of Costume from the Most Remote Time to the Present Day

Historic Costume: A Resume of the Characteristic Types of Costume from the Most Remote Time to the Present Day

by Katherine Morris Morris Lester
     
 

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A concise history of costume, covering the country's dress from remote times to the first quarter of the 20th century. Looks at the origin of costume as well as ancient costume in Egypt, Asia, Greece, and the Roman Empire, then describes costume in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, colonial costume in America, and 19th- and early 20th- century American costume. Includes many b&w illustrations. First published in 1925 by Manual Arts Press. The author was director of art instruction in the public schools of Peoria, Illinois. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780780803107
Publisher:
Omnigraphics, Incorporated
Publication date:
06/28/1999
Pages:
244
Product dimensions:
5.91(w) x 8.84(h) x 0.92(d)

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