Seventeenth-Century Women's Dress Patterns : Bk. 1, Hardback Book

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:
  • Category: History of fashion
  • ISBN: 9781851776313



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