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Accessories of Dress : an Illustrated Encyclopedia.

Author: Katherine Lester
Publisher: Dover Publications, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From hats, veils, wigs, and cosmetics to cravats, shawls, shoes, and gloves, this useful reference provides an entertaining account of the forms of personal adornment men and women have used throughout the ages to enhance their wearing apparel. Incorporates illustrations from rare books and magazines, photographs, and observations. 644 figures and 59 plates.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Lester
ISBN: 1306352649 9781306352642 9780486140490 0486140490
OCLC Number: 868270969
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Preface; Table of Contents; Part I --
ACCESSORIES WORN ON THE HEAD; CHAPTER 1 --
The Hat; Middle Ages; 1300-1500 A.D.; 1500-1600; 1600-1700; 1700-1800; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 2 --
The Veil; Middle Ages; 1500-1700; 1700-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 3 --
Feathers; Middle Ages; 1500-1600; 1600-1800; Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 4 --
The Wig; 1600-1800; 1800-1900; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 5 --
The Patch; 1600-1800; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 6 --
The Mask; Middle Ages-1600; 1600-1700; 1700-1800; REFERENCES. CHAPTER 7 --
Earrings1500-1700; 1800-Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 8 --
The Hairpin; 1500-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 9 --
The Hair Net; Middle Ages; 1500-1800; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 10 --
The Comb; Middle Ages; 1600-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 11 --
Toilet Accessories: Paints and Powders; Middle Ages; 1500-1700; 1700-1800; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; CHAPTER 12 --
Toilet Accessories: Cosmetics for the Hair; 1500-1800; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; CHAPTER 13 --
Toilet Accessories: Perfume; Middle Ages; 1500-1600; 1600-1700. 1'100-1900Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; Part II --
ACCESSORIES WORN AT THE NECK, SHOULDERS, AND WAIST; CHAPTER 14 --
Pins and Brooches; Middle Ages; 1500-1700; 1700-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 15 --
Beads and Necklace; Middle Ages; 1500-1600; 1600-1800; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; CHAPTER 16 --
Collars and Cuffs; 1500-1600; 1600-1700; 1700-1800; 1800-1900; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 17 --
The Cravat and Tie; 1600-1700; 1700-1800; 1800-1940; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 18 --
The Shawl; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 19 --
The Girdle and Belt; Late Middle Ages; 1500-1600. 1600-18001800-1900; REFERENCES; Part III --
ACCESSORIES WORN ON THE FEET AND LEGS; CHAPTER 20 --
Shoes; Middle Ages; 1500-1600; 1600-1800; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 21 --
Buckles; Middle Ages; 1600-1700; 1700-1800; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; CHAPTER 22 --
Hose; Middle Ages; 1500-1600; 1600-1700; 1700-1800; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 23 --
Garters; Middle Ages; 1500-1600; 1600-1700; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 24 --
Gaiters; 1700-1800; 1800-1900; REFERENCES; Part IV --
ACCESSORIES WORN ON THE ARM AND HAND. CHAPTER 25 --
The BraceletMiddle Ages; 1500-1800; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 26 --
The Ring; Middle Ages; 1500-1600; 1600-1700; 1700-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 27 --
Gloves; Middle Ages; 1500-1600; 1600-1700; 1700-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; CHAPTER 28 --
The Watch; Middle Ages; 1500-1600; 1600-1700; 1700-1800; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES; Part V --
ACCESSORIES CARRIED IN THE HAND; CHAPTER 29 --
The Walking Stick; Middle Ages; 1500-1600; 1600-1700; 1700-1800; 1800-1900; Twentieth Century; REFERENCES. CHAPTER 30 --
The Umbrella and Parasol.

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From hats, veils, wigs, and cosmetics to cravats, shawls, shoes, and gloves, this useful reference provides an entertaining account of the forms of personal adornment men and women have used throughout the ages to enhance their wearing apparel. Incorporates illustrations from rare books and magazines, photographs, and observations. 644 figures and 59 plates.

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