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Description - Fashion in Detail: 19th Century by Lucy Johnston

This sumptuously illustrated book reveals the decorative seams, refined stitching, voluptuous drapery, strict corseting and slashing and stamping that make up some of the garments in the V&A's superlative 19th-century fashion collection. With an authoritative text, exquisite colour photography of garment details and line drawings showing the complete construction of each piece, it gives the reader a unique opportunity to examine 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 clothing.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780500292648
ISBN-10: 0500292647
Format: Paperback / softback
(290mm x 205mm x 21mm)
Pages: 240
Imprint: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Nov-2016
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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