A Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress
A basic text for those who want an overview and chronology of western costume, it discusses the dress of each era within its historical, cultural and economic contexts.
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The Ancient Middle East
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18th century accessories American artists became belted blouses bodice boots boys breeches Byzantine Byzantine Empire capes changes chemise chiton cloaks close clothing coats collars Color Section COMPONENTS FOR WOMEN COSTUME COMPONENTS cotton couture daytime decorative depicted designers doublet draped dress Egypt Egyptian Empire England Etruscan Europe fabric Fairchild Publications fashion Figure fitted FlGURE footwear France French frock coat front G. P. Putnam's Sons girls gowns Greek hair and headdress Harper's Bazaar hats haute couture hose houppelande Illustrated Table influences jackets jewelry king knee lace linen men's Mesopotamia Metropolitan Museum Minoan Museum of Art neck necklines NOTE outdoor garments paintings period petticoat Photograph courtesy pleated popular ready-to-wear Renaissance Roman shape shirts shoes short shoulder silhouette silk skirts sleeves sportswear styles included suits sweaters textiles tion toga trousers tunic undergarments waist waistcoats waistline wear wide Women's Wear Daily wool wore worn York