Historic Costume: From the Renaissance Through the Nineteenth Century
Invaluable collection of authentic costumes, based on historic sources and meticulously rendered by a noted fashion illustrator, displays over 550 costumes-from royal robes and peasant garments of the early 1600s to "bloomers" for active young ladies of the late 19th century. Includes carefully researched information and notes. 200 black-and-white plates.
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