Synopses & Reviews
Nineteen centuries of European fashions appear in a remarkable coloring book that doubles as a comprehensive fashion retrospective. From modest peasant garb to the regal attire of the nobility, the meticulously researched drawings depict soldiers, minstrels, lords, ladies, and many others in authentic garb from the 5th through mid-15th centuries. 45 black-and-white illustrations.
Forty-five authentic illustrations of clothing from the 5th through mid-15th centuries, from the simple aprons, kirtles, and tunics of peasants to the bejeweled and fur-trimmed attire of the nobility. Introduction. Captions.
About the Author
One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.