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By Wolfgang Bruhn,Max Tilke

A vintage in its box, this best suited consultant to model heritage takes readers on a grand travel of the area, beginning in old Egypt, circa 2200 B.C., and carrying on with directly to the overdue 19th century. good-looking, correctly rendered illustrations depict an unlimited treasure trove of donning clothing — furs, veils, ruffs, pointed bodices, and sashes abound, as do cloaks, leggings, waistcoats, breeches, army uniforms, and various head- and footwear.
All degrees of society are integrated during this thorough, panoramic demonstrate of earlier models — from peasants and the center type to the the Aristocracy. this is clothing that clothed population of some distance East kingdoms, gladiators of the Roman Empire, Crusaders of the center a long time, Dutch voters of the 1600s, and Parisian society within the overdue 1700s. greater than 1,900 costumes are proven, together with models from historical Assyria, Babylonia, Persia, and Greece, in addition to garments from England, France, Germany, Turkey, Italy, and different ecu countries.
An crucial reference for gown designers and scholars of style background, this special survey will fairly satisfaction the armchair time traveler.

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