Five Centuries of American Costume

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Scribner, 1977 - Antiques & Collectibles - 207 pages
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Arranged in chronological order, this is a description of what people wore in America from the Vikings to 1960.

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Five centuries of American costume

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This 1963 volume offers drawings of clothing from the Norsemen through the 1960s. The outfits are both military and civilian for both sexes. In addition to the more than 400 illustrations, Wilcox offers short chapters detailing the changes in fashion through the centuries. Read full review


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Wilcox was a student of general history, design, and costume, aller her life. She lived in Paris, Munich, and London for varying periods.

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