Four hundred years of fashion

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Victoria and Albert Museum, 1984 - Design - 176 pages
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An updated and revised edition of this popular title, this edition draws on the Victoria and Albert Museum's most popular gallery, the Costume Court, to tell the story of men's and women's fashionable dress through the ages. Descriptive entries discuss the materials, cut and trimming of individual garments and give fascinating insights into the donors and the life and times when the clothes were worn.

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User Review  - Margaret Heller - Goodreads

I've had this book for years and years, and in fact bought it at the V&A myself. Must have been about 15 or so. Anyway I just felt like flipping through it today. Read full review

Review: 400 Years of Fashion

User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

Brilliant book! Backed with loads of gorgeous photos. I just love fashion & this book has some excellent 18th C & Victorian/Edwardian examples!! Read full review


Introduction Valer1e D Mendes Avr1l Hart
Womens Dress before 1900 Madele1ne G1nsburg
Mens Dress Avr1l Hart

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