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Jewellery from the Orient: Treasures from the Dr. Bir Collection
Jewellery from the Orient: Treasures from the Dr. Bir Collection
by Wolf Dieter Seiwert
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The Dr. Bir Collection comprising more than 3,000 pieces of jewellery is on loan to the Museum fr Vlkerkunde Leipzig. It is one of the largest private collections of oriental jewellery in existence. A selection of pieces from it are published here for... (read more)

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Quilts: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum
Quilts: Masterworks from the American Folk Art Museum
by Elizabeth Warren
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The American Folk Art Museum, New York, is the premier cultural institution in the United States dedicated to the collection, exhibition, and study of more than three centuries of traditional folk art and the work of international contemporary self... (read more)

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Everyday Fashions of the Twenties as Pictured in Sears and Other Catalogs (Sears Catalogs)
Everyday Fashions of the Twenties as Pictured in Sears and Other Catalogs (Sears Catalogs)
by Stella Blum
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These selections from full-color French catalogs produced for the American market from 1929 through 1938 document the changes in fashion from the stock market crash to the dawn of World War II. More than 100 images of day and evening wear portray the... (read more)

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The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita and Beyond, 1950-1990
The Art of Bulgari: La Dolce Vita and Beyond, 1950-1990
by Amanda Triossi
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This glittering celebration of Bulgari explores an era of enormous innovation--a time when its creations began to gain fame as the ultimate accessories for celebrities around the world. Since its founding in Rome in 1884, Bulgari has become synonymous... (read more)

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Fifty Dresses That Changed the World (09 Edition)
Fifty Dresses That Changed the World (09 Edition)
by Design Museum
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You don't have to be a fashionista or a design aficionado to adore this fascinating look at the power of one dress to change society. Join the Design Museum, the world's leading museum in contemporary design, on a guided tour of the 50 most important... (read more)

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Everyday Fashions, 1909-1920, as Pictured in Sears Catalogs (Sears Catalogs)
Everyday Fashions, 1909-1920, as Pictured in Sears Catalogs (Sears Catalogs)
by Joanne Olian
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Entertaining pictorial record displays elegant dresses for special occasions, everyday wear, and two-piece suits for women; charming hats trimmed with ribbon and feathers, attractive sailor suits for little boys and more. Invaluable to collectors... (read more)

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The "Keystone" Jacket and Dress Cutter: An 1895 Guide to Women's Tailoring
The "Keystone" Jacket and Dress Cutter: An 1895 Guide to Women's Tailoring
by Charles Hecklinger
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With opulent fashions the ultimate in style, women of the late Victorian era wore a great deal of silks and satins. Daring combinations of bright colors were in. So were large hats, profusely trimmed. But by the end of the nineteenth century, ladies... (read more)

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Faberge: Imperial Craftsman and His World
Faberge: Imperial Craftsman and His World
by Geza Von Habsburg
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Accompanies one of the most ambitious and comprehensive exhibitions ever mounted on the jewellers of the Russian Imperial Court.... (read more)

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Everyday Fashions of the Thirties as Pictured in Sears Catalogs (Dover Books on Costume & Textiles)
Everyday Fashions of the Thirties as Pictured in Sears Catalogs (Dover Books on Costume & Textiles)
by Stella Blum
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These selections from full-color French catalogs produced for the American market from 1929 through 1938 document the changes in fashion from the stock market crash to the dawn of World War II. More than 100 images of day and evening wear portray the... (read more)

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A Stitch in Time: The Needlework of Aging Women in Antebellum America
A Stitch in Time: The Needlework of Aging Women in Antebellum America
by Aimee E. Newell
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Drawing from 167 examples of decorative needlework — primarily samplers and quilts from 114 collections across the United States — made by individual women aged forty years and over between 1820 and 1860, this... (read more)

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Twentieth-Century Jewellery: From Art Nouveau to Comtemporary Design in Europe and the United States
Twentieth-Century Jewellery: From Art Nouveau to Comtemporary Design in Europe and the United States
by Alba Cappellieri
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The largest and most diverse anthology on jewelry, supported with a concise, authoritative and stimulating essay. This is the third book in Skira’s series dedicated to the modern decorative arts, following Italian Art Ceramics 1900-1950 and... (read more)

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Jewelry International #03: Jewelry International: Volume III
Jewelry International #03: Jewelry International: Volume III
by Caroline Childers
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The glamour and excitement of the world of haute jewelry is beautifully explored in Jewelry International.... (read more)

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Knifewing & Rainbow Man in Zuni Jewelry
Knifewing & Rainbow Man in Zuni Jewelry
by Toshio Sei
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This original book delves into the origins and contemporary interpretations of the Knifewing god in Zuni mythology and the sacred being Rainbow Man from ancient Zuni traditions, neither of which is an all-powerful and important Kachina. This thorough... (read more)

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Authentic Victorian Fashion Patterns: A Complete Lady S Wardrobe
Authentic Victorian Fashion Patterns: A Complete Lady S Wardrobe
by Kristina Harris
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Rich selection of scaled dressmaker’s patterns from the popular late 19th-century magazine The Voice of Fashion details 50 garments for women, from handsome daytime and evening dresses to casual tennis outfits, a riding habit, and undergarments... (read more)

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Victorian Fashions and Costumes from Harper S Bazar, 1867-1898 (Dover Pictorial Archives)
Victorian Fashions and Costumes from Harper S Bazar, 1867-1898 (Dover Pictorial Archives)
by Stella Blum
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After the Civil War the upper middle class in America expanded and became increasingly style-conscious. Visiting European royalty as well as American women returning from the International Exhibition in Paris in 1867 stimulated fashion awareness &... (read more)

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59 Authentic Turn-Of-The-Century Fashion Patterns
59 Authentic Turn-Of-The-Century Fashion Patterns
by Kristina Harris
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Over 575 illustrations detail 59 different garments that first appeared in the 1880s in issues of the quarterly The Voice of Fashion. Most of the patterns are for stylish day wear for women, but there are house dresses and nightwear as well, along with a... (read more)

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The Mode in Furs: A Historical Survey with 680 Illustrations
The Mode in Furs: A Historical Survey with 680 Illustrations
by R Turner Wilcox
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From prehistoric garments to modern high-fashion designs, this unique survey traces the history of furs and fur accessories. R. Turner Wilcox, a former fashion editor for Women's Wear Daily, begins with practical uses of reindeer hides and bearskins for... (read more)

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Identifying Avon Jewelry
Identifying Avon Jewelry
by Sandra Sturdivant
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Open this book to find 3,200 glittering jewelry items distributed by Avon Products, Inc. from 1965 to 2006. It is an almost complete record of the company's production. Read the authority's guide to identifying each design by its official name and date... (read more)

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Victorian and Edwardian Fashions from "La Mode Illustree"
Victorian and Edwardian Fashions from "La Mode Illustree"
by Joanne Olian
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Over 1,000 illustrations, meticulously reproduced from rare issues of renowned fashion magazine, present a striking array of womens fashions from 1860 to 1914: elegant evening and dinner gowns, stylish daywear, wedding ensembles, bathing costumes... (read more)

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Pearl Buying Guide
Pearl Buying Guide
by Renee Newman
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A guide to evaluating, identifying, selecting and caring for pearl jewelry and all types of pearls including natural and cultured akoya, freshwater, South Sea, black, conch, clam, and scallop pearls.... (read more)

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