An Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Costume: From the First Century B.C. to C. 1760

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Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 2003 - Design - 527 pages

Thousands of terms associated with apparel worn in the principal countries of Europe appear in this extensive and convenient reference. The alphabetically arranged items of clothing span nearly 2,000 years of fashion history--from the onset of the Christian era in the first century to the beginning of the reign of George III, c. 1760.
From "abacot, hacketon, helm, jipocoat, "and" jump "to" xainture, ysgyn, zatayn, "and" zibelline, " the sweeping scope of this volume encompasses a remarkable range of all-but-forgotten lore. Profusely illustrated with over 1,300 detailed line drawings, it offers a useful guide for fashion and cultural historians, writers, designers, movie and theatrical producers, and all others with an interest in the history of fashion.
Dover (2003) unabridged republication of "A Cyclopaedia of Costume or Dictionary of Dress, " originally published by Chatto and Windus, London, 1876.

 

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Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
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Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 23
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Section 24
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Section 25
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Section 26
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Section 27
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Section 28
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Section 29
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Section 30
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 14
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 22
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Section 31
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Section 32
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Section 33
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Section 34
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Section 38
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Section 41
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