The art of dress : clothes and society, 1500-1914 / by Jane Ashelford ; special photography by Andreas von Einsiedel.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-148809

Description

320 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Costume History.
Fashion History.
Dress accessories History.
History.
Social life and customs.

Originator

Ashelford, Jane.
Einsiedel, Andreas.

Contents

Gorgeous attyre, 1500-1603 -- Careless romance, 1603-1660 -- Wigs & drapery, 1660-1720 -- Uniformly elegant, 1720-1780 -- Perfect cut & fit, 1780-1850 -- Tyranny of fashion, 1850-1914 -- Swaddling to sailor's suits: children's clothes -- Dress suitable to their station: clothes for servants.

Publication

London : National Trust ;
Distributed by New York : Abrams

Description

320 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 314) and index.

ISBN

0810963175 (clothbound)
0707801850

Call Number

Coll. GT730.A68 1996

Places

Great Britain