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A Century of Fashion: Dress Pattern Illustrations, 1898-1997 by: Alice I. Duff
Dress Pattern Illustrations 1898-1997
 
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A Century of Fashion: Dress Pattern Illustrations, 1898-1997 by: Alice I. Duff
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Author: Alice I. Duff
Binding: Soft Cover
Copyright: 2011
Pages: 160
Size: 11 x 8.5 in.

Product Code: SO-SCH-2011-9780764336980-WH3

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An essential fashion industry resource, this new book presents a century of fashion illustrations from dress pattern envelopes ranging from the 1890s to the 1990s. References the popular shapes, silhouettes, and fashions through nearly 350 patterns for evening wear, lingerie, sportswear, and more. This detailed presentation illustrates cultural, social, and economic changes influencing women's fashions and the stylized illustrations used to capture the mode and ideal body styles of the day. As more design processes go digital, this book offers hundreds of skillful renderings done by hand. This is an ideal collection for fashion industry professionals, design students, and costume historians.

345+ color and b/w images

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