By James R. Planche
Thousands of phrases linked to clothing worn within the crucial nations of Europe look during this broad and handy reference. The alphabetically prepared goods of garments span approximately 2,000 years of style heritage — from the onset of the Christian period within the first century to the start of the reign of George III, c. 1760.
From abacot, hacketon, helm, jipocoat, and bounce to xainture, ysgyn, zatayn, and zibelline, the sweeping scope of this quantity incorporates a extraordinary diversity of all-but-forgotten lore. Profusely illustrated with over 1,300 distinct line drawings, it bargains an invaluable consultant for model and cultural historians, writers, designers, motion picture and theatrical manufacturers, and all others with an curiosity within the historical past of fashion.
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An Illustrated Dictionary of Historic Costume (Dover Fashion and Costumes) by James R. Planche