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The Dictionary of Fashion History

Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington. The Dictionary of Fashion History Authors:Valerie Cumming, C. W. Cunnington, P. E. Cunnington.
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Year:2010
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Pages:320
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Price:10678 rub.
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- What is an earthquake gown?- Who wore eelskin masher trousers?- What did the word "dudes" mean in the 16th century? A Dictionary of English Costume by C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard was originally published in 1960. A monumental achievement and encyclopaedic in scope, it was a comprehensive catalogue of fashion terms from the mid-medieval period up to 1900. It was reissued and updated several times, for the last time in 1976. For decades it has served as a bible for costume historians. The Dictionary of Fashion History completely updates and supplements the Cunningtons' landmark work to bring it up to the present day. Featuring additional terms and revised definitions, this new edition represents an essential reference for costume historians, students of fashion history, or anyone involved in creating period costume for the theatre, film or television. It is also fascinating reading for those simply interested in the subject. Clear, concise, and...

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