What People Wore: 1,800 Illustrations from Ancient Times to the Early Twentieth Century

What People Wore: 1,800 Illustrations from Ancient Times to the Early Twentieth Century

by Douglas Gorsline, Gorsline
     
 

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Fascinating panorama of styles — from diaphanous gowns of Egyptian royalty to 1920s wardrobe of the American flapper. The book is separated into three sections: "Costume of the Ancient World"; "European Costume"; and "American Costume."See more details below

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Fascinating panorama of styles — from diaphanous gowns of Egyptian royalty to 1920s wardrobe of the American flapper. The book is separated into three sections: "Costume of the Ancient World"; "European Costume"; and "American Costume."

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Reprint of a reference originally published in 1952 (New York, Viking Press). Meticulously researched and rendered line drawings are grouped chronologically and identified. Includes sources and a bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780486281629
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Publication date:
08/22/1994
Series:
Dover Fashion and Costumes Series
Edition description:
Dover ed
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
1,098,040
Product dimensions:
9.09(w) x 11.98(h) x 0.78(d)

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