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Over time and across cultures, shifting concepts of beauty have given rise to extraordinary fashions that constrict, enhance, minimize, or exaggerate various zones of the human body. This stimulating book displays and discusses an array of such extreme fashion practices, from the bound feet of aristocratic Manchu women to the tea-tray supporting bustle of an 1880s French visiting dress.

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ISBN:
9780300103120
Other:
Koda, Harold
Publisher:
Metropolitan Museum of Art New York
Author:
Koda, Harold
Subject:
History - General
Subject:
Fashion
Subject:
Beauty & Grooming - Fashion
Subject:
Design - General
Subject:
History : General
Subject:
General-General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Metropolitan Museum of Art Series
Publication Date:
20040231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
228 color illus.
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in 2.15 lb

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