Publisher description for Illustrated encyclopedia of world costume / Doreen Yarwood.

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This authoritative resource presents a comprehensive_history of clothing and accessories. "A mine of information" (Choice), the book covers every world culture with 650-plus entries, more than 2,100 black-and-white drawings, and an_8-page color insert. A detailed index makes it easy to locate garments from any era.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Clothing and dress -- Encyclopedias.