By Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington
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This new version of The Dictionary of favor History additional updates the landmark paintings of C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard. that includes over 60 new and revised entries on assorted subject matters corresponding to the Onesie, Brothel Creepers and the Birkin Bag, this version is much more accomplished and brings this dress historian's bible totally brand new.
With many extra pictures to accompany the textual content and illustrate key models – together with cartoons, prints and extravagant colour images of surviving clothing – this model of the dictionary brings unbelievable and strange clothing to existence for researchers, scholars, gown designers and everybody attracted to the topic.
Clear, concise, and meticulous intimately, this crucial reference paintings solutions numerous questions with regards to the background of costume and adornment and should stay the definitive consultant for a few years to come.
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