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Description - 18th-Century Fashion in Detail by Susan North

This beautifully illustrated book reveals the sharp pleats, high collars, gleaming pastes, colourful beads, elaborate buttons and intricate lacework that make up some of the garments in the Victoria and Albert Museum's extensive fashion collection. With an expertly written text by one of the museum's fashion curators and exquisite colour photography of garment details, complemented by line drawings and photographs, the reader has the unique opportunity to examine up close historical clothing that is often too fragile to be on display. It is an inspirational resource for students, collectors, designers and anyone who is fascinated by fashion and costume.

This new edition features an updated design, fresh content and new research, and an introduction that focuses on the makers and processes involved in producing 18th-century fashion.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500292631
ISBN-10: 0500292639
Format: Paperback / softback
(290mm x 205mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Apr-2018
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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