Costume close-up: clothing construction and pattern, 1750-1790
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, in association with Quite Specific Media Group, New York, 1999 - Crafts & Hobbies - 120 pages
Colonial Williamsburg owns one of the most outstanding collections of period costumes in the world, numbering almost 900 costumes and more than 2,400 accessories.
There are 25 full-page patterns in inches and centimeters for women's and men's clothing and accessories accompanied by photographs.
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Review: Costume Close-Up: Clothing Construction and Pattern, 1750-1790User Review - Jessica Courter - Goodreads
Excellent resource for mid-late 18th century clothing patterns and construction details. Read full review
Review: Costume Close-Up: Clothing Construction and Pattern, 1750-1790User Review - Laura R - Goodreads
Linda Baumgarten's books on the collection at Colonial Williamsburg can't be beat, and this one I am particularly fond of. Of all of her books, this one has the most effective use layout that I've ... Read full review
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