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By Karl Rohrbach

Ranging from the dependent clothing worn by means of voters of old Egypt, Greece, and Rome to the dramatic garments of nineteenth-century French, English, and German societies, this beautiful pictorial encyclopedia chronicles the entire sweep of old costume in the course of the centuries.
Carefully accumulated from a unprecedented portfolio initially released in 1906, over a thousand unique engravings are awarded the following in a continuing chronological structure. An extraordinary historical past of dress layout, this assortment comprises the apparel of kings and workers ... women and warriors ... peasants and monks. ratings of add-ons also are illustrated, together with footwear, jewellery, wigs, and hair adorns, besides furnishings, musical tools, and weaponry from a desirable array of time classes. Exquisitely rendered and sumptuous in scope, the Pictorial Encyclopedia of historical Costume is a visible satisfaction for designers, artists, historians, and everybody captivated via fashion's undying allure.

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