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An elegant art : fashion and fantasy in the eighteenth century : Los Angeles County Museum of Art collection of costumes and textiles / organized by Edward Maeder ; essays by Edward Maeder [and others].

; Maeder, Edward
Los Angeles : Los Angeles County Museum of Art ; [1983] .
ISBN 0875871119, 0810908646

Location Call Number Status Consortium Loan
George Washington
Gelman Reserves: Two Hour
GT585 .L64 1983 Available
Gelman stacks
GT 585 .L64 1983 Available Request
LIB stacks
GT585 .L64 Available Request
Van Ness stacks
GT 585 .L64 1983 Available Request
George Mason
Fenwick stacks
GT585 .L64 1983 Available Request
Off-Campus Shelving
GT585 .L64 1983 Available Request
Founders Library stacks
GT585 L64 1983 Available Request
Other Authors Maeder, Edward.
Subjects Clothing and dress -- History -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.
Clothing and dress.
Fashion -- History -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.
Fashion and art -- History -- 18th century -- Exhibitions.
Fashion and art.
Description 255 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm
Copyright Date [1983]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-252).
Summary "Close-up look at fashionable eighteenth-century society, in which ... dress was a symbol of social and political position. Seven American and British authorities on costume and textiles have written the book's ... essays on the elegant art of dress ... Fabrics and their manufacture are ... illustrated ... The book includes a catalogue of more than 400 objects from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art ... the glossary's 270 terms ... an illustrated appendix on conservation ... 268 illustrations, including 58 plates in full color"--Dustjacket.
Contents The elegant art of dress / Edward Maeder -- The elegant art of movement / Alicia M. Annas -- The elegant art of woven silk / Natalie Rothstein -- The elegant art of embroidery / Nikki Scheuer -- The elegant art of lace / Anne Ratzki-Kraatz -- The elegant art of tapestry / Anna G. Bennett -- The elegant art of fancy dress / Aileen Ribeiro.
Genre Exhibition catalogs.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)8590939
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat


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