The Chronicle of Western Fashion

The Chronicle of Western Fashion

From Ancient Times to the Present Day

Book - 1991
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This easy-to-use sourcebook of fashion in the Western world spans 40 centuries from ancient Egyptian robes to today's latest Parisian designs. Arranged chronologically, over 1,000 meticulous color drawings record the astonishing variety of ways in which the human form can be adorned. This is the indispensable reference that no collector, social historian, or fashion enthusiast should be without. Over 1,000 color illustrations.
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, 1991
ISBN: 9780810939530
Characteristics: 224 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm


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Sep 18, 2011

This is catalogue of drawings of the fashions of the west. Given that it covers the whole of recorded human history, there is not a lot of variation in the outfits. Good for the costume designer or fashion student.


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