Historic English Costumes and How to Make Them

Historic English Costumes and How to Make Them

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From the grass-cloth wraps of prehistoric times to the luxurious gowns of the Victorian era, this well-researched guide traces the evolution of English fashion for men and women through hundreds of photos and illustrations. More than a history of British style, it's also a dressmaker's delight, filled with scaled-down patterns for 67 authentic costumes.
Publisher: Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, c2009.
Edition: Dover ed.
ISBN: 9780486469850
Characteristics: 361 p., [33] leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Hughes, Talbot Dress design.


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