Historic Costume – Katherine Morris Lester (1925) (1st ed)

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Historic Costume – Katherine Morris Lester (1925) (1st ed)

S$67.00

Title: Historic Costume: A Resume of the Characteristic Types of Costume from the Most Remote Times to the Present Day

Author: Katherine Morris Lester

Publisher: The Manual Arts Press, Illinois, 1925. First edition.

Condition: Hardcover, no dust jacket. Good. Noticeable wear to cover, slight water staining to bottom edges of book, not affecting text. With black-and-white plates. 244pp.

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Description

A very useful book for costume or fashion designers, writers and researchers, anyone involved in period films, fashion enthusiasts, fans of the ancient and Victorian worlds. Describes Egyptian sandals, Ionian necklines, the length a toga sleeve should have, the Renaissance precursor to the platform shoe, and others.

Contents include:

  1. The Beginnings of Costume
  2. Egyptian Costume
  3. Asiatic Costume
  4. Greek Costume
  5. Roman Costume
  6. Costume of the Middle Ages
  7. The Renaissance in France
  8. French Costume
  9. American Costume