A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion

A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion

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Fascinating, fact-filled compendium defines over 10, 000 words associated with wearing apparel and fashion. From bateau necklines to trilbys and vamps, individual terms are assembled alphabetically in groups according to dress parts, fabrics, and other style categories. Enhanced with over 750 clearly detailed illustrations, this comprehensive guide will be welcomed by writers, designers, and historians.... from fish scales. Used in making imitation pearls. argentine cloth. Glazed tarlatan or openweave cheesecloth, glazed to make ... Ornamental band worn on upper arm; distinguished from bracelet worn on lower arm. 2. Small, short sleeve.

Title:A Dictionary of Costume and Fashion
Author:Mary Brooks Picken
Publisher:Courier Corporation - 2013-07-24


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