An Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Costume (Dover Fashion by James R. Planche

By James R. Planche

Thousands of phrases linked to clothing worn within the important international locations of Europe seem during this broad and handy reference. The alphabetically prepared goods of garments span approximately 2,000 years of favor historical past — from the onset of the Christian period within the first century to the start of the reign of George III, c. 1760.
From abacot, hacketon, helm, jipocoat, and leap to xainture, ysgyn, zatayn, and zibelline, the sweeping scope of this quantity features a awesome diversity of all-but-forgotten lore. Profusely illustrated with over 1,300 distinct line drawings, it deals an invaluable consultant for type and cultural historians, writers, designers, motion picture and theatrical manufacturers, and all others with an curiosity within the background of fashion.

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