Accessories of Dress: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

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Courier Corporation, 2004 - Antiques & Collectibles - 587 pages
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From hats, veils, wigs, and cosmetics to cravats, shawls, shoes, and gloves, this useful reference provides an entertaining account of the forms of personal adornment men and women have used throughout the ages to enhance their wearing apparel. Incorporates illustrations from rare books and magazines, photographs, and observations. 644 figures and 59 plates.
 

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Contents

THE HAT
1
THE VEIL
61
FEATHERS
74
THE WIG
83
THE PATCH
98
THE MASK
101
EARRINGS
106
THE HAIRPIN
117
ACCESSORIES WORN ON THE ARM AND HAND FAGE
313
THE BRACELET
314
THE RING
322
GLOVES
351
THE WATCH
375
PART V
387
THE WALKING STICK
388
THE UMBRELLA AND PARASOL
402

THE HAIRNET
122
THE COMB
132
POWDER AND ROUGE
142
COSAiETICS FOR THE HAIR
145
PERFUME
151
PART II
163
PINS AND BROOCHES
164
BEADS AND NECKLACE
178
COLLARS AND CUFFS
193
THE CRAVAT AND TIE
213
THE SHAWL
224
THE GIRDLE AND BELT
237
PART III
249
SHOES
250
BUCKLES
280
22 HOSE
286
GARTERS
302
GAITERS
310
THE HANDBAG
415
THE HANDKERCHIEF
426
THE FAN
436
THE MUFF
455
THE MIRROR
463
PART VI
469
BUTTONS
470
EMBROIDERY
483
LACE
509
FRINGE AND TASSEL
532
FUR
541
RIBBON
556
BRAID
562
ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS
569
BIBLIOGRAPHY
577
INDEX TO THE ILLUSTRATIONS
580
INDEX TO THE TEXT
584
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