Accessories of Dress: An Illustrated Encyclopedia
Courier Corporation, Jan 1, 2004 - Antiques & Collectibles - 587 pages
From hats, veils, wigs, and cosmetics to cravats, shawls, shoes, and gloves, this useful reference provides an entertaining account of the forms of personal adornment men and women have used throughout the ages to enhance their wearing apparel. Incorporates illustrations from rare books and magazines, photographs, and observations. 644 figures and 59 plates.
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PINS AND BROOCHES
BEADS AND NECKLACE
COLLARS AND CUFFS
ACCESSORIES WORN ON THE ARM AND HAND PAGE
THE WALKING STICK
THE UMBRELLA AND PARASOL
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