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By Wolfgang Bruhn,Max Tilke

A vintage in its box, this appropriate advisor to type historical past takes readers on a grand travel of the area, beginning in historical Egypt, circa 2200 B.C., and carrying on with directly to the past due 19th century. good-looking, safely rendered illustrations depict an unlimited treasure trove of donning clothing — furs, veils, ruffs, pointed bodices, and sashes abound, as do cloaks, leggings, waistcoats, breeches, army uniforms, and various head- and footwear.
All degrees of society are incorporated during this thorough, panoramic show of earlier models — from peasants and the center category to the the Aristocracy. here's clothing that clothed population of a long way East kingdoms, gladiators of the Roman Empire, Crusaders of the center a long time, Dutch electorate of the 1600s, and Parisian society within the overdue 1700s. greater than 1,900 costumes are proven, together with models from historic Assyria, Babylonia, Persia, and Greece, in addition to garments from England, France, Germany, Turkey, Italy, and different eu countries.
An crucial reference for gown designers and scholars of favor historical past, this targeted survey will quite satisfaction the armchair time traveler.

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