Medieval Costume in England and France: The 13th, 14th, and 15th Centuries

Medieval Costume in England and France: The 13th, 14th, and 15th Centuries

by Mary G. Houston, Houston
     
 

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Carefully researched, meticulously detailed account of the style and construction of period costumes. Includes descriptions and illustrations of royal apparel, elaborate ecclesiastical dress and vestments, academic and legal garments, and civilian dress of all classes. Also discusses jewelry, armor, textiles, embroidery and hairdressing.

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Carefully researched, meticulously detailed account of the style and construction of period costumes. Includes descriptions and illustrations of royal apparel, elaborate ecclesiastical dress and vestments, academic and legal garments, and civilian dress of all classes. Also discusses jewelry, armor, textiles, embroidery and hairdressing.

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Describes the style and construction of royal raiment, ecclesiastical vestments, academic and legal robes, and civilian dress for all classes. Also discusses related subjects such as jewelry, textiles, armor, and hairdressing. Over 350 black-and- white line drawings of complete costumes, decoration, and patterns are taken from contemporary illustration and sculpture. Includes a glossary without pronunciation. No index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780486290607
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
04/11/1996
Series:
Dover Fashion and Costumes Series
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.64(w) x 8.22(h) x 0.57(d)

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