The Evolution of Fashion: Pattern and Cut from 1066 to 1930
A history of the development of English costume and cutting from the Norman Conquest to the Second World War. Each section illustrates a man and a woman wearing the typical attire of the upper middle classes.--From introd. Includes patterns at 1/8 scale.
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