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Corsets and Crinolines

By: Waugh, Norah

Price: $149.95

Publisher: London, B.T. Batsford: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 53AC3353

Condition: Fair


176 pages. Index. Glossary. Abundantly illustrated with black and white photographic plates, diagrams and illustrations. "It is impossible to appreciate the design of clothes of the past, and certainly quite impossiible to reproduce them accurately, without understanding the shapes of these artificial foundation garments... This book is a study of these shapes and how they were produced." Structural drawings and patterns are provided from existing specimens and are selected to show the evolution of the main shapes." - from Preface. Heavy wear. Spine and front hinge tapled. ... View more info