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|Title||:||Historical Fashion in Detail: The 17th and 18th Centuries|
|Author||:||Avril Hart, Susan North|
|Number of Pages||:||224|
|Category||:||Non fiction, History, Art, Reference|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Historical Fashion in Detail: The 17th and 18th Centuries This sumptuously illustrated book offers the first up close view of the richness and variety of historical dress of the th and th centuries Drawn from the Victoria and Albert Museum s world famous collection these garments display skills that are now lost yet continue to inspire today s leading designers .
Much of the finery seen here is too fragile to be on permanent display or its detail too intricate to be captured in conventional photography Jacobean blackwork neoclassical tambour work exquisite stitching and knife sharp pleats are pictured in stunning photographs alongside such unusual techniques as stamping pinking and slashing many of which are rarely employees in the modern world as they require labor intensive handwork impossible to replicate by machine .
With line drawings showing the construction of the complete garment and a text that sets each in the context of its time this book is a visual feast for all fashion lovers and an essential resource for curators collectors students costumers and designers