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

By James R. Planche

Thousands of phrases linked to clothing worn within the significant international locations of Europe look during this broad and handy reference. The alphabetically prepared goods of garments span approximately 2,000 years of style heritage — 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 includes a striking diversity of all-but-forgotten lore. Profusely illustrated with over 1,300 particular line drawings, it bargains an invaluable advisor for model and cultural historians, writers, designers, motion picture and theatrical manufacturers, and all others with an curiosity within the heritage of fashion.

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