20,000 Years of Fashion: The History of Costume and Personal by Francois Boucher

By Francois Boucher

Outsized Hardcover tells the tale of the way humans have dressed themselves from the earliest recorded instances to trendy occasions. A definitive learn that includes every one epoch and sector, sincerely mentioned in order that the beginner can get pleasure from this quantity in addition to the student. A needs to for any scholar of the humanities or an individual attracted to how type has developed.

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HAIR AND HEAD-DRESSES lUUU 54U lit worn in this way was what the Greeks called a do not know what colour this scaif was, but we can tell that it was also used as a girdle. Ancient authors use the term mitrati to designate certain head-dresses worn by the people of Susa, the Arabs and the Kings of Cyprus. Chaldean statues show similar headdresses decorated with relief orna- The scarf 'mitra'. We ments, giving the impression of a deep-piled, curly material: Statuettes of men represent some as beardless headed, others as wearing long hair and beards.

33 Lantier, pp. 99-100. 34 Goury, p. 231 and fig. 92, after a T-toggle in the P^rigueux seum. 35 Vogt, Ciba 15, p. 519; Broholm, pp. , p. 540. Mu- ff. 37 Dechelette, II, p. 309. 38 Clark, p. 324. , p. 328. 40 Schlabov; Salin, I, p. 105 and fig. 8, mentions these garments as Germanic from the sixth-seventh centuries. 41 Clark, pp. 324-329 and fig. 122. 42 Demargne, p. 192. 43 Lantier, p. 100; Appelgren, passim (on Bronze Age ornaments). cipocal. The elements of prehistoric costume we know seem pitifully few by comparison with the vast fields which would be opened up by a comparative study of this order such an undertaking cannot hope to produce quick results, but it must be begun.

40 Schlabov; Salin, I, p. 105 and fig. 8, mentions these garments as Germanic from the sixth-seventh centuries. 41 Clark, pp. 324-329 and fig. 122. 42 Demargne, p. 192. 43 Lantier, p. 100; Appelgren, passim (on Bronze Age ornaments). cipocal. The elements of prehistoric costume we know seem pitifully few by comparison with the vast fields which would be opened up by a comparative study of this order such an undertaking cannot hope to produce quick results, but it must be begun. It is strange to note how little research has been carried out along these lines on the basis of the discoveries of the last half- Bibliography : century.

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