The Chronicle of Western Costume
From the Ancient World to the Late Twentieth CenturyBook - 2010
Here, in more than one thousand full-colorillustrations, is the history of Western fashion,from ancient Egypt to twentieth-century Paris.John Peacock's meticulous drawings are organizedin chronological sections and accompanied bydetailed descriptions of each figure, including theindividual items of costume shown and the manytypes of fabric, cut, pattern, and color that havebeen used over the centuries. This unrivaledreference work on how people have dressed inthe western world throughout history includesan illustrated glossary with additional informationon technical terms.
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2010, c1991
Branch Call Number: 391.009 PEA 2010 NVD
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Alternative Title: The chronicle of western fashion