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.
Branch Call Number: 391.009/PEACOCK
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.