Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress
This bestseller brings the authors? analysis of Western dress through 2003 and adds a number of new features. Survey of Historic Costume, 4th Edition, is a basic text for readers who want an overview and chronology of costume, discussing the dress of each era within its historical, cultural, and economic contexts.
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Chapter One Introduction
19802003 544 Summary 548
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19th century accessories American artists became belt bodice boys breeches Byzantine Byzantine Empire called capes changes chemise chiton civilization cloaks close clothing coat collars Color Plate Costume Components Costume for Women cotton decorative depicted designs doublet draped dress early Egypt Egyptian Empire England English Etruscan Europe fabric Fairchild Publications fashion Figure fitted FOOTWEAR France French frock coat front garments girls Godey's Lady's Book gowns Greek HAIR AND HEADDRESS hairstyles Harper's Bazaar hats himation History holoku hose houppelande Illustrated Table included influences Italian Italy jacket jewelry king knee lace length linen Medieval men's Merovingian Mesopotamia Metropolitan Museum Middle Ages Minoan Museum of Art neck necklines paintings period Photograph courtesy pleated popular Renaissance Roman shape shirt shoes short shoulder silhouette silk skirts sleeves social styles suits surcote textiles toga trousers tunic undergarments waist waistcoat waistline wear wide women wore Women's Wear Daily wool worn York