Accessories of Dress: An Illustrated Encyclopedia

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From hats, veils, wigs, and cosmetics to cravats, shawls, shoes, and gloves, this useful reference provides an entertaining account of the forms of personal adornment men and women have used throughout the ages to enhance their wearing apparel. Incorporates illustrations from rare books and magazines, photographs, and observations. 644 figures and 59 plates.
 

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Contents

Chapter
1
THE HAIRNET
117
PINS AND BROOCHES
164
BEADS AND NECKLACE
178
COLLARS AND CUFFS
193
SHOES
250
BUCKLES
280
HOSE
286
THE HANDBAG
415
THE HANDKERCHIEF
426
THE FAN
436
THE MUFF
455
THE MIRROR
463
PART VI
469
BUTTONS
470
EMBROIDERY
483

GARTERS
302
GAITERS
310
ACCESSORIES WORN ON THE ARM AND HAND PAGE
313
THE BRACELET
314
THE RING
322
GLOVES
351
THE WATCH
375
PART V
387
THE WALKING STICK
388
THE UMBRELLA AND PARASOL
402
LACE
509
FRINGE AND TASSEL
532
FUR
541
RIBBON
556
BRAID
562
ARTIFICIAL FLOWERS
569
BIBLIOGRAPHY 577
INDEX TO THE ILLUSTRATIONS 580
INDEX TO THE TEXT 584
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