PATTERNS OF FASHION 2: the content, cut, construction and context of European Women’s Dress c.1860-1940 in English and French Collections
This publication is the new edition of the second volume from the original ‘Patterns of Fashion’ series. This new edition has full colour throughout its 166 pages, including a section of photographs of the garments with images of women wearing similar examples from the same time period. A total of 41 scale patterns of dresses are featured in the book (all patterns from the original edition in a new layout and now in colour + 1 previously unpublished pattern).
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 19th and 20th century dress worn in the western world.