PATTERNS OF FASHION 5: The content, cut, construction and context of bodies, stays, hoops and rumps c.1595-1795


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This is the 1st edition of the 5th volume in Janet Arnold’s Patterns of Fashion series, and is being published by The School of Historical Dress, the residual legatees of Janet Arnold. Co-authored by Janet Arnold, Jenny Tiramani, Luca Costigliolo, Sebastien Passot, Armelle Lucas and Johannes Pietsch, the book features patterns for 26 pairs of bodies and stays, 2 busks, a stomacher, 10 hoops, a farthingale and a rump. There are 160 pages in full colour, including the patterns.

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Weight 1.4 kg
Dimensions 45 × 32.5 × 2.5 cm
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