A Visual History of Costume: The Seventeenth Century (1983)

By: Valerie Cumming

Uses seventeenth century drawings, paintings, and prints to show the clothing and accessories worn during that period in England and Europe.

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London New York B T Batsford Ltd Drama Book Publishers 1987

ISBN:     0713440937 9780713440935 0896760782 9780896760783

OCLC Number:   1004754228

Description:        144 Seiten : Illustrationen.

Table of contents

Table of contents

Acknowledgements 2

Preface 4

List of Illustrations 5

Introduction 12

Plates & Captions 17

Select Bibliography 141

Glossary/Select Index 143

About the author

About the author

Valerie Cumming, Assistant Director of the Museum of London, studied the history of dress at the Courtauld Institute of Art. She was the first curator of the Court Dress Collection at Kensington Palace. She lectures widely to students, collectors and designers and has written two previous Batsford books, Gloves and Exploring Costume History 1500-1900.

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