19th Century Fashion in Detail available to buy at Museum Bookstore

19th Century Fashion in Detail

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An informative and visually spectacular book about clothing from the 19th century drawn from the V&A's celebrated collection

This richly illustrated book reveals the decorative seams, refined stitching, drapery, corseting and slashing and stamping that make up some of the garments in the V&A's celebrated 19th-century fashion collection.

With an informative text, exquisite colour photography of garment details and line drawings showing the complete construction of each piece, this beautiful book gives the reader a unique opportunity to examine historical clothing that is often too fragile to be on display.

Recommended for students, collectors, designers and anyone who is fascinated by fashion and clothing.

  • Author: Lucy Johnston, Former Curator of Fashion 1800-1914 at the V&A
  • Paperback: 224 pages
  • Date published: November 2016
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 978-0500292648
  • Product Dimensions: 27.0 x 20.5 cm

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