Book: The Chronicle of Western Costume: From the Ancient World to the Late Twentieth Century
"The definitive guide to the history of western costume."―Antiques Info
Here, in more than one thousand full-color illustrations, is the history of Western fashion, from ancient Egypt to twentieth-century Paris. John Peacock’s meticulous drawings are organized in chronological sections and accompanied by detailed descriptions of each figure, including the individual items of costume shown and the many types of fabric, cut, pattern, and color that have been used over the centuries. This unrivaled reference work on how people have dressed in the western world throughout history includes an illustrated glossary with additional information on technical terms. 1000+ color illustrations
About the Author
John Peacock has worked as a fashion and costume designer and lecturer in fashion history. He was for several years senior costume designer for BBC Television, and is the author of many books on costume.
- Size: 28.0 x 20.3 cm
- ExtenPages:224 pp
- Publication date:22 August 2019