Costume and Fashion

Costume and Fashion

A Concise History

Book - 1995
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From the invention of the needle some 40,000 years ago to the birth of grunge in the 1990s; from the neolithic weavers to the biggest names in the fashion industry today - this is a guide to the landmarks of costume history and to the forms and materials used through the ages. Also featured are the underlying motives of fashion and the ways in which clothes have been used to protect, to express identity, and to attract or to influence others.
Publisher: London : Thames and Hudson, c1995.
Edition: Rev., expanded & updated ed.
ISBN: 9780500202661
Branch Call Number: 391/.009/Lav/1995 43mb 01
Characteristics: 296 p. : ill. (some col.). --
Additional Contributors: Laver, James 1899-
De La Haye, Amy
Alternative Title: Concise history of costume.


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