PATTERNS OF FASHION 6: the content, cut, construction and context of European Women’s Dress c.1695-1795
This publication is the latest volume in the ‘Patterns of Fashion’ series. Patterns of Fashion 6 has 172 pages, with full colour images of the garments and scale patterns in colour. The patterns include those for 28 gowns, 15 petticoats, 8 stomachers, 2 hats and various accessories. All these patterns are presented on a grid for measurements to be taken from them by imperial and metric systems.
This book is recommended for all those with an interest in historical dress, including students of costume for theatre, film and television, museum curators and conservators, living history interpreters, and academics studying women’s 18th century dress worn in the western world.