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By Wolfgang Bruhn,Max Tilke

A vintage in its box, this most excellent advisor to model heritage takes readers on a grand travel of the realm, beginning in old Egypt, circa 2200 B.C., and carrying on with directly to the past due 19th century. good-looking, correctly rendered illustrations depict an enormous 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 reveal of prior models — from peasants and the center classification to the the Aristocracy. this is clothing that clothed population of a ways East kingdoms, gladiators of the Roman Empire, Crusaders of the center a while, Dutch electorate of the 1600s, and Parisian society within the overdue 1700s. greater than 1,900 costumes are proven, together with models from historical Assyria, Babylonia, Persia, and Greece, in addition to garments from England, France, Germany, Turkey, Italy, and different ecu countries.
An crucial reference for dress designers and scholars of style heritage, this designated survey will rather pride the armchair time traveler.

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