Costume close-up: clothing construction and pattern, 1750-1790

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Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, in association with Quite Specific Media Group, New York, 1999 - Crafts & Hobbies - 120 pages
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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, 1750-1790

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

Love this book, even though most of the photography is black and white. It has several detailed accounts of existing Colonial garments, with pictures. Very helpful in making my current outfit. It wasn ... Read full review

Review: Costume Close up: Clothing Construction and Pattern, 1750-1790

User Review  - Jessica Courter - Goodreads

Excellent resource for mid-late 18th century clothing patterns and construction details. Read full review

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