Fashion & Costumes From Godey's Lady Book #1158


Fashion & Costumes From Godey's Lady Book. Over 400 striking designs, including 42 figures in full color, were chosen for this volume from a selection of rare issues (1837-1869) of Godey's. Captions detail the rich fabrics, color schemes and decorative trims of the gallery of vintage attire. Costume and culture historians, clothing designers and illustrators will find Fashions and Costumes from Godey's Lady's Book a valuable reference to clothing designs of the period and a fascinating look back at mid-Victorian couture. Introduction and captions. 99pp. 9x12". Paperbound.