Fashion and Masculinity in Renaissance Florence

Fashion and Masculinity in Renaissance Florence

by Elizabeth Currie

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781350031630
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 07/13/2017
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Elizabeth Currie is a lecturer and author specialising in the history of fashion and textiles. She was formerly a Research Fellow and Tutor in the History of Design at the Royal College of Art, UK and an Assistant Curator in the Furniture, Textiles and Fashion Department at the Victoria and Albert Museum, UK.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Part 1 Fashioning the Medici Court
Chapter 1 The Court on Show
Chapter 2 The Rise and Fall of the Florentine Toga

Part 2 The Courtier as Consumer
Chapter 3 The Noble Art of Shopping
Chapter 4 Ruinous Appearances

Part 3 Modes of Masculinity
Chapter 5 The Versatility of Black
Chapter 6 Youth, Fashion, and Desire
Chapter 7 Festive Dress

Conclusion

Bibliography
Index

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