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

- What is an earthquake gown? - Who wore eelskin masher trousers? - What did the word ""dudes"" mean in the 16th century? A Dictionary of English Costume by C. Willett Cunnington, Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard was originally published in 1960. A monumental achievement and...

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Online Access: Full Text (via ProQuest)
Main Author: Cumming, Valerie
Other Authors: Cunnington, C. Willett (Cecil Willett), 1878-1961, Cunnington, Phillis, 1887-1974
Format: eBook
Published: Oxford : Berg, 2010.
Edition:Rev., updated and supplemented [ed.]
Table of Contents:
  • Acknowledgements; Introduction; Preface to First Edition; Guide to Using the Dictionary; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X and Y; Z; Glossary: Fibres, Fabrics, Materials; Glossary of Laces; Glossary: Obsolete Colour Names; Bibliography.