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A History of Costumeby Carl Kohler
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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.
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.
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 457-458) and index.
Table of Contents
THE PEOPLES OF ANTIQUITY
The Syrians and Phœnicians
The Assyrians and Babylonians
The Medes and Persians
"The Sarmatians, Dacians, and Illyrians"
The Peoples of Asia Minor
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
German Royal Costume
Men's Dress in the Thirteenth Century
"Norse Relics discovered at Herjolfsnes, Greenland"
THE FOURTEENTH AND FIFTEENTH CENTURIES
THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY
THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
The Dress Coat
The Cravat and Necktie
The Cloak or Mantle
Neckwear and Sleeves
Hats and Caps
Styles of Hairdressing
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