A History of Costume

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Courier Dover Publications, 1928 - Antiques & Collectibles - 463 pages
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The author's intention in compiling this work was to show by practical examples the history of the development of dress. This is the most reliable and authentic account of the subject, for the author took pains to base his study on actual pieces of clothing that have survived, only turning to paintings, statues and other reproductions in cases where originals no longer existed.
  

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User Review  - Karin - Goodreads

3.5 stars. Nifty resource, but I really didn't like how the author talked about women's clothing masking our "natural defects". Read full review

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User Review  - Elisabeth - Goodreads

Personally, not that great. I rather use something like Costume in Detail, or 1000 Years of Fashion, if you can find it. Read full review

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Contents

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Page 5 - cover the entire development of costume, but also the author's extensive knowledge of the practical side of the subject and his thorough familiarity with technique and cut. His work contains complete answers to all the questions that deal with the practical side of the tailor's art in bygone periods.

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READING LIST—COSTUME HISTORY
A History of Costume Every Day Fashions of the Forties (V). Laver, James. A Concise History of Costume and Fashion (V) ...
theatre.nmsu.edu/ thtr307/ New%20Book%20List.htm

Costume Links
Dressing the part; a history of costume for the theatre. New York, fs Crofts & Co., 1938. xii p., 1 ., 397 p. illus. 28 cm. Bibliography: p. 373-383. ...
www.geocities.com/ FashionAvenue/ 4987/ research.html

History of clothing and textiles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kõhler, Carl: A History of Costume, Dover Publications reprint, 1963, from 1928 Harrap translation from the German, ISBN 0-4862-1030-8; Koslin, ...
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Costume Bookstore
A History of Costume, Karl Kohler (My all time favorite bargain, this book has patterns, photos of antique garments, and intelligent text, all at one of the ...
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Stefan's Florilegium
A History of Costume Carl Kohler Dover Publ., NY 1963. Costume in the Drama of Shakespeare and his Contemporaries M. Channing Linthicum, Russell & Russell, ...
www.florilegium.org/ files/ TEXTILES/ color-a-fab-bib.html

FIT Library Research Guide Information Bulletin Fashion Past & Present
A History of Costume. New York: Dover, [1963]. Art Reference GT 510.K6 1963. Kybalová, Ludmila. The Pictorial Encyclopedia of Fashion. ...
www3.fitnyc.edu/ library/ research_guides/ info_bulletin/ info_fashionpast.htm

The Cotehardie & Houppelande Homepage: Bibliography
Kohler, Carl: A History of Costume. New York : Dover, 1963 and 1928. ISBN 0-486-21030-8. Newton, Stella Mary: Fashion in the Age of the Black Prince: A ...
www.theweebsite.com/ cotelande/ readings.html

Medieval Costume Sources: Further Reading
Carl Kohler, A History of Costume ISBN 0486210308 General overview, useful pictures, a few extant garment photos, incomprehensible pattern diagrams. ...
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JSTOR: 43
43 A History of Costume. By Carl Kohler, edited and augmented by Emma yon Sichart, ... It is not merely a "History of Costume," but a history of the ...
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Norse Costume Bibliography
A History of Costume. New York: Dover, 1963. Laszlo, Gyula. The Art of the Migration Period. Coral Gables, Fla.: University of Miami Press, 1974. ...
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