Nineteenth Century Fashion in Detail

Nineteenth Century Fashion in Detail

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by Lucy Johnston, Leonie Davis
     
 

Now in paperback with a new cover, this volume celebrates 19th-century fashion in lavishly illustrated detail. From the delicate embroidery on ballgowns to the vibrant synthetic colors of crinolines, the major themes of 19th-century fashion are explored as never before in this exquisite book. Featuring specially commissioned color photographs of garments from the V

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Now in paperback with a new cover, this volume celebrates 19th-century fashion in lavishly illustrated detail. From the delicate embroidery on ballgowns to the vibrant synthetic colors of crinolines, the major themes of 19th-century fashion are explored as never before in this exquisite book. Featuring specially commissioned color photographs of garments from the V&A’s superb collection and many close-up details, alongside accurate line drawings of each garment’s underlying structure, the book's 150 pieces capture the opulence and variety of this fascinating era.

“ Perfect for those who want an authentic take on the latest Victorian trend.” –In Style

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781851775729
Publisher:
V & A Publications
Publication date:
04/28/2009
Pages:
144
Sales rank:
518,453
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 11.70(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
13 - 18 Years

Meet the Author


Lucy Johnston is curator of 19th-century fashion in the V&A’s Department of Furniture, Textiles & Fashion.

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