Costume and Fashion

Costume and Fashion

A Concise History

Book - 1995 | Rev., expanded and updated ed
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From the invention of the needle some 40,000 years ago to the birth of grunge in the 1990s; from the neolithic weavers to the biggest names in the fashion industry today - this is a guide to the landmarks of costume history and to the forms and materials used through the ages. Also featured are the underlying motives of fashion and the ways in which clothes have been used to protect, to express identity, and to attract or to influence others.
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, c1995
Edition: Rev., expanded and updated ed
ISBN: 9780500202661
Branch Call Number: 391.009 LAV 1995
Characteristics: 296 p. : ill
Additional Contributors: De La Haye, Amy


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