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By James R. Planche

ISBN-10: 0486423239

ISBN-13: 9780486423234

Thousands of phrases linked to clothing worn within the significant international locations of Europe seem during this huge and handy reference. The alphabetically prepared goods of garments span approximately 2,000 years of favor historical past — from the onset of the Christian period within the first century to the start of the reign of George III, c. 1760.
From abacot, hacketon, helm, jipocoat, and leap to xainture, ysgyn, zatayn, and zibelline, the sweeping scope of this quantity features a awesome variety of all-but-forgotten lore. Profusely illustrated with over 1,300 distinct line drawings, it deals an invaluable consultant for model and cultural historians, writers, designers, motion picture and theatrical manufacturers, and all others with an curiosity within the heritage of fashion.

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