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The Resource The dictionary of fashion history, Valerie Cumming, C.W. Cunnington and P.E. Cunnington

The dictionary of fashion history, Valerie Cumming, C.W. Cunnington and P.E. Cunnington

Label
The dictionary of fashion history
Title
The dictionary of fashion history
Statement of responsibility
Valerie Cumming, C.W. Cunnington and P.E. Cunnington
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"A Dictionary of English Costume by C. Willett Cunnington. Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard was originally published in 1960. A monumental achievement and encyelopaedic in scope, it was a comprehensive catalogue of fashion terms from the mid-medieval period up to 1900. It was reissued and updated several times. for the last time in 1976. For decades it has served as a bible for costume historians. The Dictionary of Fashion History completely updates and supplements the Cunningtons' landmark work to bring it up to the present day. Featuring additional terms and revised definitions. This new edition represents an essential reference for costume historians. students of fashion history or anyone involved in creating period costume for the theatre, film or television. It is also fascinating reading for those simply interested in the subject. Clear, concise and meticulous in detail. this essential reference answers countless questions relating to the history of dress and ador generations to come." ""A welcome needed update of an early landmark dictionary on dress: a must have for all who care about the A to Z of fashion." Joanne B. Eicher, Regents Professor Emierita at the University of Minnesola" ""Nearly forty years on and now hard to find save in reference libraries, the volume reappears as The Dictionary of Fashion History, skilfully enlarged and re-edited by Valerie Cumming, formerly Deputy Director of the Museum of London. Given fresh life and thorough coverage from 1900 through the present day, the new dictionary is once again ready to prove itself a trustworthy guide and companion to all those interested in the absorbing study of clothing." Ann Saunders, Editor. Costume (1967-2007)"--Book jacket
Cataloging source
UKM
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cumming, Valerie
Dewey number
391.00903
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • GT507
  • GT730
LC item number
  • .C86
  • .C86 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1878-1961
  • 1887-1974
  • 1891-1958
  • 1878-1961
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cunnington, C. Willett
  • Cunnington, Phillis
  • Beard, Charles Relly
  • Cunnington, C. Willett
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Clothing and dress
  • Fashion
Label
The dictionary of fashion history, Valerie Cumming, C.W. Cunnington and P.E. Cunnington
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Based on A dictionary of English costume, 900-1900 by C.W. and P.E. Cunnington and Charles Beard, now completely revised, updated and supplemented to the present day by Valerie Cumming."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-286)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The dictionary of fashion history -- Glossary: fibres, fabrics, materials -- Glossary of laces -- Glossary: obsolete colour names
Control code
1286200
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 286 pages
Isbn
9781847885333
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1286200
  • (OCoLC)468117498
Label
The dictionary of fashion history, Valerie Cumming, C.W. Cunnington and P.E. Cunnington
Publication
Note
"Based on A dictionary of English costume, 900-1900 by C.W. and P.E. Cunnington and Charles Beard, now completely revised, updated and supplemented to the present day by Valerie Cumming."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 285-286)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The dictionary of fashion history -- Glossary: fibres, fabrics, materials -- Glossary of laces -- Glossary: obsolete colour names
Control code
1286200
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xii, 286 pages
Isbn
9781847885333
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1286200
  • (OCoLC)468117498

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