Publisher description for Tudor costume and fashion / by Herbert Norris ; with a new introduction by Richard Martin.


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Monumental, profusely illustrated study of English fashions from 1485 to 1603. Highly authentic, detailed survey exuberantly describes clothing, headgear, hairstyles, jewelry, collars, footwear, more worn by royalty, nobility, middle and lower classes. Most illustrations from contemporary sources. Invaluable resource for fashion historians and costume designers and irresistible to anyone fascinated by the pageantry of fashion history. 1,000 b/w figures. 24 halftones. 22 color plates.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Costume Great Britain History Medieval, 500-1500, Costume Great Britain History 16th century