Children's Costume

Children's Costume

The Complete Historical Sourcebook

John Peacock

Thames UK

Hardcover: 160 pages
Language English

ISBN / Barcode: 9780500514887

Subject: Fashion Children

Featuring over 1,000 of John Peacocks renowned illustrations, this book is the ultimate sourcebook for childrens costume down the Ages, from Antiquity to the present day. Every era and style of childrenswear is represented: Ancient Egyptian pleated linen robes; medieval tunics, stockings and fur-trimmed hats; exquisite miniature 17th-century gowns; the pretty printed cotton dresses and slippers of the 19th century; the denim and sportswear of our own time. Also included are special pages showing infants frocks, childrens headgear and childrens accessories. The book is arranged in six chronological sections, and every picture is accompanied by a full description. A final reference section includes a concise bibliography and an invaluable time chart tracing the evolution of childrens costume throughout the centuries.

STATO: In Commercio

€ 22.00

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