By Wolfgang Bruhn,Max Tilke

A vintage in its box, this just right consultant to model background 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 enormous treasure trove of donning clothing — furs, veils, ruffs, pointed bodices, and sashes abound, as do cloaks, leggings, waistcoats, breeches, army uniforms, and various head- and footwear.
All degrees of society are incorporated during this thorough, panoramic exhibit of prior models — from peasants and the center type to the the Aristocracy. here's clothing that clothed population of a long way East kingdoms, gladiators of the Roman Empire, Crusaders of the center a while, Dutch electorate of the 1600s, and Parisian society within the overdue 1700s. greater than 1,900 costumes are proven, together with models from historic Assyria, Babylonia, Persia, and Greece, in addition to garments from England, France, Germany, Turkey, Italy, and different eu countries.
An crucial reference for dress designers and scholars of favor heritage, this special survey will really pride the armchair time traveler.

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