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  1. Corsets and Crinolines

    By Norah Waugh

    Corsets and Crinolines is a study of the changing shapes of women's dress and how these were produced, how simple laced bodices became corsets of cane, whale-bone and steel, while padding at shoulders and hips gave way to the structures of farthingales, hoops and bustles. Added are contemporary...

    Published December 30th 1990 by Routledge

  2. The Cut of Men's Clothes

    1600-1900

    By Norah Waugh

    This book traces the evolution of the style of men's dress through a sequence of diagrams accurately scaled down from patterns of actual garments, many of them rare museum specimens. The plates have been selected with the same purpose. Some are photographs of suits for which diagrams have also been...

    Published January 6th 1987 by Routledge

  3. The Cut of Women's Clothes

    1600-1930

    By Norah Waugh

    Each period in the history of costume has produced its own characteristic line and silhouette, derived from a cut and construction which varies considerably from age to age. Here are patterns taken from actual dresses, many of them rare museum specimens, illustrated by sketches of the dresses....

    Published January 6th 1987 by Routledge

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