Historic Costume: From Ancient Times to the Renaissance

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Dover Publications, 2003 - Design - 64 pages
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Spanning thousands of years of clothing history, this CD-ROM and book collection features an amazing array of apparel — diaphanous gowns of ancient Egypt, traditional attire of Greek peasants and Roman senators, the garb of Viking and Celtic warriors, fur-trimmed robes of the Tudor monarchs, and much more. Footwear, headgear, hairstyles, jewelry, and other accessories complete this outstanding reference. Includes background information on each period plus notes on every outfit.
This book includes a CD-ROM containing 200 royalty-free images scanned at 600 dpi and saved in six different formats (TIFF, PICT, EPS, BMP, as well as Internet-ready JPEG and GIF).
System requirements: Windows 95, 98, ME, NT, 2000, XP OR Macintosh, all versions; CD-ROM drive.

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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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