Fascinating panorama of styles — from diaphanous gowns of Egyptian royalty to 1920s wardrobe of American flapper. The book is separated into three sections: "Costume of the Ancient World," covering Greece, Rome, and Egypt; "European Costume," which runs the gamut from the Medieval Period to 191... read more
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