Nineteenth-century Fashion in Detail

Nineteenth-century Fashion in Detail

Book - 2009
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Harry N. Abrams, Inc.
Now in paperback with a new cover, this volume celebrates 19th-century fashion in lavishly illustrated detail. From the delicate embroidery on ballgowns to the vibrant synthetic colors of crinolines, the major themes of 19th-century fashion are explored as never before in this exquisite book. Featuring specially commissioned color photographs of garments from the V&A’s superb collection and many close-up details, alongside accurate line drawings of each garment’s underlying structure, the book's 150 pieces capture the opulence and variety of this fascinating era.

“ Perfect for those who want an authentic take on the latest Victorian trend.” –In Style


Publisher: London : V&A Pub., 2009
ISBN: 9781851775729
1851775722
Branch Call Number: 391.009 JOHNS
Characteristics: 224 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm
Alternative Title: 19th-century fashion in detail
Notes: Prevised edition: 2005

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