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Fashion : a history from the 18th to the 20th century : the collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute

Author: Kyōto Fukushoku Bunka Kenkyū Zaidan.
Publisher: Köln : TASCHEN Bibliotheca Universalis, [2015] ©2015
Series: Bibliotheca universalis (Taschen (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothes from sociological, historical, and artistic perspectives. With one of the world's most extensive clothing collections, the KCI has amassed a wide range of historical garments, underwear, shoes, and fashion accessories dating from the 18th century to the present day. Showcasing the Institute's vast collection, Fashion is a fascinating  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
History
Illustrated works
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kyōto Fukushoku Bunka Kenkyū Zaidan.
ISBN: 9783836557191 3836557193
OCLC Number: 921184553
Description: 645 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Akiko Fukai --
The shift from Rococo to revolution: fashion in the 18th century / Tamami Suoh --
The upswing of industrialization: fashion in the 19th century / Miki Iwagami --
The influence of haute couture: fashion in the first half of the 20th century / Reiko Koga --
The age of technological innovation: fashion in the second half of the 20th century / Rie Nii --
Appendix : Designers and fashion houses --
Glossary.
Series Title: Bibliotheca universalis (Taschen (Firm))
Other Titles: Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute
Responsibility: [Chief Editor, Akiko Fukai ; photographers, Kazumi Kurigami and [six others]].

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Take an excursion through the last three centuries of trend. This spectacular collection from the Kyoto Costume Institute, one of the world's most extensive clothing collections, features the  Read more...

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