A Pictorial History of Costume from Ancient Times to the Nineteenth Century: With Over 1900 Illustrated Costumes, Including 1000 in Full Color
Invaluable pictorial history takes readers on a grand tour of the world, starting in ancient Egypt and culminating in Paris in the late 19th century. More than 1,900 items of clothing are shown in beautiful, accurately rendered illustrations — from furs, veils, ruffs, and pointed bodices, to cloaks, leggings, waistcoats, and breeches. Color and black-and-white.
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17th century According ANCIENT EGYPT bands basinet beard beret bodice Bottom Group 11 breeches bronze Burgundian Byzantine Empire Centre Group centuries B.C. ceremonial chain mail chiton coat of mail collar coloured costume Court decorated doublet draped dress Emperor engravings fastened fillet FRANCE French fur-trimmed German girdle Girl gown Greek Hair Styles hanging sleeves head head-dress helmet himation Hittite hood hose Italian ITALY Kaiser Friedrich Museum kerchief King Knight lace Lady wearing LATE ROCOCO leather linen liripipe loin-cloth long trailing long-sleeved mantle MIDDLE AGES Minnesingers Museum neck officer open in front ornamental outer garment paenula painting Paris Peasant Phrygian Phrygian cap plate armour pleated pointed shoes Priest Prince RENAISSANCE ROCOCO Roman ruff sandals skirt slashed sleeveless slit so-called Soldier SPANISH FASHION stiff surcoat sword Top Group trousers tunic under-garment under-shoe uraeus veil Venetian vizor warrior wearing a long wide sleeves wife Woman wearing women worn