Fashion and clothing (2017)


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If it is clothes that make the man or woman, each historical era can speak volumes to modern observers with its dominant fashions and clothing trends. This book provides a vivid journey into the fabrics used by medieval peoples, the textile trade, tailoring, and the ever more outrageous and interesting garb worn by women and men of the nobility. Stitched together with their social and historical context, this title weaves a compelling narrative for both fans of fashion and history alike. The colorfully rendered historical record is further enhanced with paintings, frescoes, and other visual media depicting medieval fashions and clothing.