By James R. Planche
Thousands of phrases linked to clothing worn within the relevant international locations of Europe seem during this broad and handy reference. The alphabetically prepared goods of garments span approximately 2,000 years of favor background — 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 bounce to xainture, ysgyn, zatayn, and zibelline, the sweeping scope of this quantity incorporates a awesome variety of all-but-forgotten lore. Profusely illustrated with over 1,300 unique line drawings, it bargains an invaluable advisor for style and cultural historians, writers, designers, motion picture and theatrical manufacturers, and all others with an curiosity within the background of fashion.
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