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The Cut of Women's Clothes (Main)

By: Waugh, Norah

0571085946 / 9780571085941
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United Kingdom
223 x 280 mm, 1260 grams 400 pages, a colour plate and 58 black and white plates and many drawings
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Norah Waugh's book has, for many years, been the definitive work of reference for teachers and students of fashion design, for dress designers, for costume makers - and anyone who is seriously interested in the history and construction of women's clothes. Each period in the history of costume has produced its own characteristic line and silhouette, and the book includes numerous patterns taken from actual dresses, many of them rare museum specimens, illustrated by line sketches of the garments themselves.

There are detailed notes on the production of women's dress with diagrams from and references to early technical books and journals.


3J Modern period, c 1500 onwards, AC History of art / art & design styles, AKTA Fashion design & theory

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