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Description - The Cut of Men's Clothes by Norah Waugh

This book traces the evolution of the style of men's dress through a sequence of diagrams accurately scaled down from patterns of actual garments, many of them rare museum specimens. The plates have been selected with the same purpose. Some are photographs of suits for which diagrams have also been given; others, reproduced from paintings and old prints, show the costume complete with its accessories. Quotations from contemporary sources--from diaries, travelers' accounts and tailors' bills--supplement Norah Waugh's text with comments on fashion and lively eyewitness descriptions.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780878300259
ISBN-10: 0878300252
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x 12mm)
Pages: 194
Imprint: Theatre Arts
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1987
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Norah Waugh

Norah Waugh lectured and supervised practical work on historic costume in the Theatre Department of the Central School of Art and Design in London. In the late 1930s she was in charge of costume at the London Theatre Studio run by Michel Saint-Denis.

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