Seventeenth-Century Women's Dress Patterns : Bk. 1 Hardback
Edited by Susan North, Jenny Tiramani
This breathtakingly detailed book presents dress patterns, construction details, embroidery and making instructions for fifteen garments and accessories from a seventeenth-century woman's wardrobe.
Full step-by-step drawings of the construction sequence are given for each garment alongside photographs of the objects and the groundbreaking use of x-ray photography revealing the hidden elements of the clothes, the precise number of layers and the stitches used inside.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 160 pages, 350 colour, 700 line drawings
- Publisher: V & A Publishing
- Publication Date: 18/04/2011
- Category: History of fashion
- ISBN: 9781851776313