Costume and Fashion
A Concise HistoryBook - 1995
From the invention of the needle some 40,000 years ago to the birth of grunge in the 1990s; from the neolithic weavers to the biggest names in the fashion industry today - this is a guide to the landmarks of costume history and to the forms and materials used through the ages. Also featured are the underlying motives of fashion and the ways in which clothes have been used to protect, to express identity, and to attract or to influence others.
Publisher: New York : Thames and Hudson, 1995.
Edition: Rev., expanded, and updated ed.
Branch Call Number: 391.009 L
Characteristics: 296 pages : illustrated
Alternative Title: Costume & fashion