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FASHION IN DETAIL: 1600-1800. New edition. Avril Hart and Susan North. Thames and Hudson Ltd, London, 2016. Published in association with Victoria and Albert Museum, London. Original edition published 1998 {Worldwide 59187}. Published in the U.S.A. by Thames and Hudson Inc., New York. 224 pp. with 260 ills. 30 x 20 cm. ISBN 9780500292631 In English.
Due date: November 2016. Publisher's description: This beautifully illustrated book reveals the decorative seams, refined stitching, voluptuous drapery, strict corseting, slashing, and stamping that make up some of the garments in the Victoria and Albert Museum's superlative fashion collection. With an authoritative text, exquisite color photography of garment details, and line drawings showing the complete construction of each piece, 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 clothing. This new edition features an updated design, improved navigation, a comprehensive index, and an introduction that sets the examples in full historical context.
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 70
Worldwide Number: 173979
Paperbound $34.95t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title) Not Yet Published.

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