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Extreme Beauty
By Harold Koda

Extreme Beauty

The Body Transformed

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Extreme Beauty by Harold Koda

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The book shows that an undeniable if uncanny beauty abides in the bundled cylindricality of a geisha tottering on raised geta or clogs; the tea-tray supporting bustle of an 1880s French visiting dress; the double-door expanse of eighteenth-century panniered court gowns; the bound feet and caged nails of aristocratic Manchu women; the neck-extending chokers of the Masai, of Edwardian beauties, and of John Galliano's designs for Dior; or the waist suppression of the sixteenth-century iron corsets and the cinches of early-nineteenth-century dandies. The photographs of fashion are augmented by paintings, prints, and drawings, including caricatures by Gilray, Cruikshank, Daumier, and Vernet.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780300103120
ISBN-10: 0300103123
Format: Paperback
(300mm x 240mm x 13mm)
Pages: 168
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 6-Jan-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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