Encyclopedia of clothing and fashion Valerie Steele, editor in chief.

A three-volume survey of clothing, costume and fashion, presented through 640 essays, arranged alphabetically. Coverage includes the origins of clothing and body adornment, the development of fabrics and technologies, and the social meanings of dress, as well as representative costumes from a wide r...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Author: Gale Group.
Other Authors: Steele, Valerie.
Format: Book
Published: Detroit, Mich. : Charles Scribner's Sons, c2005.
Series:Scribner library of daily life
Online Access:CONNECT