Seventeenth-century Women's Dress Pattern
Book OneBook - 2011-
Book One in this exciting new series includes waistcoats and bodices, a mantle and gloves. Full step-by-step drawings of the construction sequence are given for each garment to enable the reader to accurately reconstruct them. There are scale patterns of each garment and scale diagrams for making linen and metal thread laces and embroidery designs. Multiple photographs of the objects, close-up construction details and the groundbreaking use of x-ray photography reveal the hidden elements of the clothes, the precise number of layers and the stitches used inside. This new series will be essential reading for art historians, stage designers, museum curators and teachers of fashion and costume.
Publisher: London : V & A Pub., 2011-
Edition: Hbk. ed
Branch Call Number: 646.432 SEV 2011
Characteristics: 160p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 x 31 cm
Alternative Title: 17th century women's dress patterns