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Author: L Rowland-Warne
Publisher: North Ryde, N.S.W. : HarperCollins, 1992.
Series: Collins eyewitness guides.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An illustrated survey of costumes, from the first skins and furs of the Stone Age to the fashions of the 20th century. Suggested level: intermediate, secondary.
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Genre/Form: Children's nonfiction
History
Pictorial works
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: L Rowland-Warne
ISBN: 0732200660 9780732200664
OCLC Number: 27579987
Notes: Includes index.
Cover subtitle: Discover the history of costume- from ancient loincloths and Roman togas, to bustles, bonnets, and haute couture.
Description: 63 pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm.
Contents: Why bother with clothes?; cool and simple; fabulous finery; warm tunics and cloaks; pointed hats and shoes; rich, flowing, and heavy?; bits and bobs; slashes galore; bells and boxes; fancy feet; ribbons and bows; a flourish of curls; silk and brocade; powder and patches; briny beauties; this and that; cotton for all; the sewing machine; the cage of freedom; blushing brides; handy hats; feathers and lace; a simpler line; a new world; fashion foundations; before and after; minis, boots, and flares; boys and girls together; fashion design.
Series Title: Collins eyewitness guides.
Responsibility: written by L. Rowland-Warne.

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Each title in the "Eyewitness" series is a visual account of a particular subject. This book looks at costume - from prehistoric times through to the present day. The book charts the development of  Read more...

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