Mode in Hats and Headdress [NOOK Book]

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A year after R. Turner Wilcox received rave reviews for her ultimate fashion reference, The Mode in Costume, she decided to zero in on one chic category to give it the close-up it deserved. The result is this extraordinary handbook that covers the worldwide evolution of almost five thousand years of hats, hairstyles, and headdress for both sexes. Since ancient times, men and women have used hats and headgear for everything from adornment and protection to establishing their rank in society. With hundreds of ...
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Mode in Hats and Headdress

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Overview


A year after R. Turner Wilcox received rave reviews for her ultimate fashion reference, The Mode in Costume, she decided to zero in on one chic category to give it the close-up it deserved. The result is this extraordinary handbook that covers the worldwide evolution of almost five thousand years of hats, hairstyles, and headdress for both sexes. Since ancient times, men and women have used hats and headgear for everything from adornment and protection to establishing their rank in society. With hundreds of illustrations and fascinating text, this comprehensive survey extends from 3000 B.C. to mid-twentieth century.
The showcase depicts an astonishing range of women's styles — Egyptian headdresses, Spanish mantillas, French straw sailor hats, buckle-trimmed tam-o-shanters, wedding veils, bonnets, snoods, and jeweled crowns. Men's headwear includes feather-trimmed turbans, soldiers' helmets, cowboy hats and top hats, derbies and boaters, berets, sombreros, and Homburgs. Hairstyles run the gamut as well: ringlets, topknots, and spit curls, ponytails, pageboys, and poodle cuts, as well as pompadours, mutton chops, and crew cuts. With delightful details on jewelry, cosmetics, and beauty treatments, this is a unique reference that fashion designers, stylists, and historians will treasure.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486318301
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 8/29/2013
  • Series: Dover Fashion and Costumes
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 368
  • Sales rank: 1,114,164
  • File size: 27 MB
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Table of Contents


1. Ancient Egyptian
2. Mesopotamian
3. Ancient Greek
4. Ancient Roman
5. Byzantine and Ecclesiastic
6. Saracenic or Moorish—the Turban
7. Medieval or Gothic Europe
8. European Helmets
9. Renaissance Europe
10. The Seventeenth Century
11. The Eighteenth Century
12. Directoire, 1795–1799
13. French Consulate and Empire, 1800–1815
14. The Romantic Period, 1815–1840
15. Victorian and Second Empire, 1840–1870
16. 1870–1880
17. 1880–1890
18. 1890–1900
19. 1900–1910
21. 1920–1930

22. 1930–1940
23. 1940–1944
24. 1944–1959
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