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Encyclopedia of Clothing and Fashion by
From diapers to Dior, saris to serapes, the world of clothing is nearly as vast and as ancient as the human race. Tracing the stylistic and functional threads that unite clothing across time and cultures, as well as delving into the divergent styles and significance of apparel, this A to Z encyclopedia is the essential resource for exploring the relationship between culture and couture.
Publication Date: 2004
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Earlham Libraries Catalog & Beyond This link opens in a new window
Catalog of books, media, and other materials available in the Earlham Libraries. Also searches libraries worldwide through WorldCat.
Some search terms to try in the library catalog
- Clothing and dress
- Costume--pictorial works
- Costume design--history
Some helpful call number sections in the library
- Costume and Fashion: GT500 - GT2370
- Painting- Portraits: ND1300 - ND1337
- Decorative Arts - Textiles: NK8800 - NK9505.5
- Theatre Costume Design and History: PN2067
- Photography: TR1 -TR1050
- Costume Construction: TT500 - TT975
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