A Pictorial History of Costume From Ancient Times to the by Wolfgang Bruhn,Max Tilke

By Wolfgang Bruhn,Max Tilke

A vintage in its box, this correct advisor to style background takes readers on a grand journey of the realm, beginning in old Egypt, circa 2200 B.C., and carrying on with directly to the past due 19th century. good-looking, properly rendered illustrations depict an enormous treasure trove of donning clothing — furs, veils, ruffs, pointed bodices, and sashes abound, as do cloaks, leggings, waistcoats, breeches, army uniforms, and various head- and footwear.
All degrees of society are incorporated during this thorough, panoramic show of earlier models — from peasants and the center classification to the the Aristocracy. this is clothing that clothed population of a long way East kingdoms, gladiators of the Roman Empire, Crusaders of the center a long time, Dutch electorate of the 1600s, and Parisian society within the past due 1700s. greater than 1,900 costumes are proven, together with models from historical Assyria, Babylonia, Persia, and Greece, in addition to garments from England, France, Germany, Turkey, Italy, and different eu countries.
An crucial reference for dress designers and scholars of style heritage, this distinctive survey will fairly satisfaction the armchair time traveler.

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