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The cut of women's clothes, 1600-1930

Author: Norah Waugh; Margaret Woodward
Publisher: New York : Routledge : Theatre Arts Books, [1968] ©1968
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Each period in the history of costume has produced its own characteristic line and silhouette, derived from a cut and construction which varies considerably from age to age. Here are patterns taken from actual dresses, many of them rare museum specimens, illustrated by sketches of the dresses. There are notes on the production of women's dress, with references to early technical books and journals, together with  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Waugh, Norah.
Cut of women's clothes, 1600-1930.
New York, Theatre Arts Books [1968]
(OCoLC)577772056
Online version:
Waugh, Norah.
Cut of women's clothes, 1600-1930.
New York, Theatre Arts Books [1968]
(OCoLC)609563063
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norah Waugh; Margaret Woodward
ISBN: 0878300260 9780878300266
OCLC Number: 250274
Description: 336 pages, 57 leaves of plates : illustrations, portraits (1 color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Seventeenth century, 1600-1680. 1600-1625 ; 1625-1645 ; 1645-1680 ; Construction of seventeenth-century dresses ; Cutting diagrams ; Seventeenth-century dress production ; Seventeenth-century tailors' patterns ; Quotations from contemporary sources --
Eighteenth century, c. 1680-c. 1795. 1680-1720 ; 1720-1770 ; 1770-1795 ; Construction of eighteenth-century dresses ; Cutting diagrams ; Eighteenth-century dress production ; Eighteenth-century tailors' and dressmakers' patterns ; Quotations from contemporary sources --
Nineteenth century, 1795-1890. 1795-1810 ; 1810-1828 ; 1828-1849 ; 1840-1869, The crinoline ; 1869-1890, The bustle ; Construction of nineteenth-century dresses ; Cutting diagrams ; Nineteenth-century dress production ; Nineteenth-century tailors' and dressmakers' patterns ; Quotations from contemporary sources --
Twentieth century, 1890-1930. 1890-1908 ; 1908-1930 ; Construction of twentieth-century dresses ; Cutting diagrams ; Twentieth-century dress production ; Twentieth-century tailors' and dressmakers' patterns ; Quotations from contemporary sources.
Responsibility: Norah Waugh ; [completed and] with line diagrams by Margaret Woodward.

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