Historic Costume: From the Renaissance Through the Nineteenth Century

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Courier Corporation, 2004 - Design - 64 pages
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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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One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.

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