Medieval costume in England and France: the 13th, 14th, and 15th centuries

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Dover Publications,
Pub. Date:
1996.
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English
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This carefully researched volume offers lovers of both costume and the medieval period a meticulously researched and accurately detailed study of the clothing of the Middle Ages. Following an illuminating discussion of the style and construction of costumes worn in the thirteenth, fourteenth, and fifteenth centuries, noted costume historian Mary G. Houston provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of actual apparel worn by all classes and sectors of society. Included are elaborate royal, academic, and legal costumes; Eucharistic vestments and garments of religious orders; working class apparel; civilian dress; and more. Also examined is a wide variety of accessories and ornaments, jewelry, armor, textiles, embroidery, coiffures, and other items. The clear, succinct text is splendidly documented by 350 black-and-white line illustrations based on contemporary books and manuscripts as well as representations in paintings and sculpture. Indispensable for students of costume history, medievalists, illustrators, and fashion historians, Medieval Costume in England and France will delight anyone interested in the medieval period and its dress.
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9780486290607
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subject_facet Costume -- France -- History, Costume -- Great Britain -- History, Costume -- History -- Medieval, 500-1500
title_display Medieval costume in England and France : the 13th, 14th, and 15th centuries
title_full Medieval costume in England and France : the 13th, 14th, and 15th centuries / Mary G. Houston
title_short Medieval costume in England and France :
title_sub the 13th, 14th, and 15th centuries
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