The Resource Women's hats, headdresses, and hairstyles: : with 453 illustrations, medieval to modern, Georgine de Courtais, (ebook)

Women's hats, headdresses, and hairstyles: : with 453 illustrations, medieval to modern, Georgine de Courtais, (ebook)

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Women's hats, headdresses, and hairstyles: : with 453 illustrations, medieval to modern
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Women's hats, headdresses, and hairstyles:
Title remainder
with 453 illustrations, medieval to modern
Statement of responsibility
Georgine de Courtais
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eng
Summary
From simple barbettes, crespines, and wimples worn in Anglo-Saxon times to the pillbox hat popularized by Jackie Kennedy in the mid-twentieth century, hats and headdresses have--for centuries--played an important part of a lady's wardrobe. This informative and meticulously researched book provides an authentic record of more than 1,300 years of changing fashions in women's hairstyles and headwear in England. More than 400 of the author's own drawings--rendered from ancient sources--trace these evolving fashions. Finely detailed images depict turbans; horned, heart-shaped, and butterfly headdresses preferred by fifteenth-century English ladies; seventeenth-century hoods and veils; elaborate hats and hairstyles of the Georgian period; early Victorian-era bonnets; net and lace caps and small hats of the late nineteenth century; and the emancipated look in both hairstyles and hat styles of the early twentieth century. The author has written a separate introduction for each historical period, placing headdresses and hairstyles in the fashionable context of their time. Pages of drawings are accompanied by detailed notes on the styles illustrated, including information on the materials used and the varying methods of manufacture. A brief glossary and bibliography add to the book's effectiveness. For those who want to get their historical details accurate, this profusely illustrated guide will be an invaluable reference
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Midwest
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De Courtais, Georgine
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391.4/3
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no index present
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non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
Dover pictorial archive series
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  • Hats
  • Hairstyles
  • Veils
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adult
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Women's hats, headdresses, and hairstyles: : with 453 illustrations, medieval to modern, Georgine de Courtais, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9780486136691
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11603270
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remote
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11603270
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MWT11603270
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Women's hats, headdresses, and hairstyles: : with 453 illustrations, medieval to modern, Georgine de Courtais, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780486136691
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11603270
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11603270
System control number
MWT11603270
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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