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By Wolfgang Bruhn,Max Tilke

A vintage in its box, this fantastic consultant to model heritage takes readers on a grand travel of the area, beginning in historical Egypt, circa 2200 B.C., and carrying on with directly to the past due 19th century. good-looking, effectively rendered illustrations depict an unlimited treasure trove of donning clothing — furs, veils, ruffs, pointed bodices, and sashes abound, as do cloaks, leggings, waistcoats, breeches, army uniforms, and diverse head- and footwear.
All degrees of society are integrated during this thorough, panoramic demonstrate of previous models — from peasants and the center category to the the Aristocracy. here's clothing that clothed population of some distance East kingdoms, gladiators of the Roman Empire, Crusaders of the center a while, Dutch voters of the 1600s, and Parisian society within the past due 1700s. greater than 1,900 costumes are proven, together with models from historical Assyria, Babylonia, Persia, and Greece, in addition to garments from England, France, Germany, Turkey, Italy, and different ecu countries.
An crucial reference for gown designers and scholars of style heritage, this precise survey will relatively satisfaction the armchair time traveler.

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