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Title:
Masterpieces of women's costume of the 18th and 19th centuries
Author:
Bernstein, Aline, 1881-1955.
Publication Information:
Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xii, 83 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
General Note:
Originally published: New York : Crown, 1959.
Language:
English
Electronic Access:
Publisher description http://www.loc.gov/catdir/description/dover032/2001017408.html
ISBN:
9780486417066
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Splendid view of elegant dresses, expertly rendered by noted theatrical designer, includes finely detailed illustrations of 32 complete costumes and three blouses, shown in color and black-and-white. Here are exquisitely embroidered, full-skirted dresses circa 1700, a high-waisted Empire dress (1820), a magnificent silk dress with an extended bustle and pleated overskirt (1880), more.


Table of Contents

"ENGLISH, about 1700-1710"
"ITALIAN, first half of the 18th Century"
"FRENCH, last half of the 18th Century"
"ENGLISH, middle of the 18th Century"
"FRENCH, after the middle of the 18th Century"
"ENGLISH, third quarter of the 18th Century"
"ENGLISH, last half of the 18th Century"
"ENGLISH, last quarter of the 18th Century"
"FRENCH, very end of the 18th Century"
"FRENCH, beginning of the 19th Century"
"FRENCH, the Empire Period"
"AUSTRIAN, early 19th Century"
Early 19th century
"ENGLISH, decade of the 1820's"
"ENGLISH, decade of the 1820's"
"ENGLISH, decade of the 1830's"
"ENGLISH, decade of the 1830's"
"AMERICAN, decade of the 1830's"
"AMERICAN, about 1845"
"AUSTRIAN, decade of the 1840's"
"AMERICAN, decade of the 1850's"
"ENGLISH, decade of the 1850's"
"FRENCH, about 1858"
"AMERICAN, end of the decade of the 1850's"
"AMERICAN, decade of the 1860's"
"AMERICAN, decade of the 1860's"
"AUSTRIAN, towards the end of the 1860's"
"FRENCH, decade of the 1870's"
"AMERICAN, decade of the 1870's"
"AMERICAN, decade of the 1870's"
"AMERICAN, about 1880"
"AMERICAN, decade of the 1880's"