Empire Fashions

Empire Fashions

by Tom Tierney
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Empire Fashions by Tom Tierney

This coloring book panorama of late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century French fashions offers a fascinating survey of the changes in clothing style worn during and after the Revolution, and of clothing of the Napoleonic era in general.
Forty-five plates of detailed, accurate illustrations include representative of claw-hammer frock, coats and vests for the well-dressed man, loose pantaloons and shorter skirts for the working classes, high-waisted promenade gowns for fashionable ladies, the coronation gown worn by Empress Josephine of France, and other examples of period dress. Footwear, walking sticks, reticules (purses), top hats, turbans, a "poke" bonnet, and dozens of other period accessories are included, along with hairdos for men and women.
A highly informative Introduction and detailed captions complete this new addition to Dover's popular coloring book series on the history of costume.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780486418698
Publisher: Dover Publications
Publication date: 12/18/2001
Series: Dover Fashion Coloring Book Series
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 203,242
Product dimensions: 8.20(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.17(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.

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