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A History of Costume

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Egypt, Babylon, Greece up through 19th-century Europe; based on surviving pieces, art work, much more. Includes many clear, measured patterns for reproducing historic costumes. Full text. 595 illustrations. "Landmark in the field of Western European costume . . . exceptional value for its price." — American Artist.

Synopsis:

From the graceful robes of Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, to elegant ball gowns of 19th century, nearly 600 illustrations accompany highly readable text covering male and female fashions, materials, more.

Synopsis:

Egypt, Babylon, Greece up through 19th-century Europe; based on surviving pieces, art work, much more. Includes many clear, measured patterns for reproducing historic costumes. Full text. 595 illustrations.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 457-458) and index.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

THE PEOPLES OF ANTIQUITY

  The Egyptians

  The Ethiopians

  The Syrians and Phœnicians

  The Hebrews

  The Assyrians and Babylonians

  The Medes and Persians

  The Scythians

  The Parthians

  "The Sarmatians, Dacians, and Illyrians"

  The Cretans

  The Peoples of Asia Minor

  The Greeks

  The Estruscans

  The Roman

  The Dress of the Byzantine Emperors

THE TEUTONIC PREHISTORIC PERIOD

  TEUTONIC BRONZE AGE

  THIRD TO FIRST CENTURIES B.C.

  EARLY TEUTONIC COSTUME

  THIRD AND FOURTH CENTURIES A.D.

THE MIDDLE AGES

  THE ELEVENTH TO THIRTEENTH CENTURIES

    Germany

    German Royal Costume

    France

    Men's Dress in the Thirteenth Century

    England

    "Norse Relics discovered at Herjolfsnes, Greenland"

  THE FOURTEENTH AND FIFTEENTH CENTURIES

    France

    England

    Germany

    Italy

    Spain

THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY

  Spain

  France

  Germany

  Italy

THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY

  Spain

  France

  The Netherlands

  Germany

THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY

  France

THE PERIOD

  MEN'S DRESS

    The Dress Coat

    Trousers

    The Waistcoat

    The Cravat and Necktie

    The Cloak or Mantle

    Headgear

  WOMEN'S DRESS

    Neckwear and Sleeves

    The Cloak

    Hats and Caps

    Styles of Hairdressing

    Footwear

BIBLIOGRAPHY

INDEX

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486210308
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Kohler, Carl
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Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
History
Subject:
Home economics
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - General
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - Fashion
Subject:
Costume
Subject:
Textiles & Costume
Subject:
Costume -- History.
Subject:
Beauty and Fashion-Fashion and Costume
Subject:
Beauty and Fashion-Beauty General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Dover Fashion and Costumes
Series Volume:
172
Publication Date:
19630631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
512
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.38 in 1.17 lb

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