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Survey of Historic Costumeby Phyllis G Tortora
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Book News Annotation:
New edition of a text for students of historic costume, fashion, textiles, drama, and design. After an introductory chapter on the origins and functions of dress, the detailed coverage of costume components is chronological, beginning with the ancient world and continuing through 1990, and includes comments by contemporary sources.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 503-511) and index.
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