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By Francois Boucher

ISBN-10: 0810900564

ISBN-13: 9780810900561

Outsized Hardcover tells the tale of ways humans have dressed themselves from the earliest recorded occasions to trendy instances. A definitive learn that includes each one epoch and quarter, in actual fact mentioned in order that the beginner can take pleasure in this quantity in addition to the student. A needs to for any scholar of the humanities or somebody attracted to how model has advanced.

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By the fifth MALE COSTUME - PAGNE-SKIRT OR KAUNAKfeS Representation of the Sumerian pagne-skirt of fur or long-haired cloth, stylized into cross-hatched decoration, curled tongues or frillmotifs. The crimped beard of Ebikhil (plate 37) may be false 36-8 36 Limestone votive plaque of Ur-Nanshe from Lagash. Third millennium bc. Paris. Louvre. (Photo Flammarion) 37-8 Ebikil, superintendent of the Ishtar Paris, Louvre. (Photos Flammarion) temple at Mari. 35 century bc a thick, heavy cloth was used, made of large quan- of wool or hair, from which a garment in the Persian style was made; this garment was probably semicircular and worn over the shoulders, like the cappa floccata of modern Greek tities shepherds.

Early Bronze Age. Copenhagen, National Museum. (Museum photo) Sewing guides in the form of bone plates pierced with holes have also been found. 'Although little known, the garment worn during the upper Palaeolithic cannot have differed much from that worn by the Eskimos, including a set of bone buttons, perforated and often decorated with engraved motifs. A new representation dis- Palaeolithic caves of the Crimea. covered at Angles-sur-l'Anglin (Vienne, France) gives a fairly precise picture of this garment: a fur, opening in front GOLD ORNAMENT 28 This very fine piece shows refined techniques in the working of gold other examples have been found, but amber ornaments are still more frequent in tombs : BELL-SHAPED IDOL 30 Figurine suggesting the use of a wide, stiff skirt; versions of this have been found in Spain and Hungary.

23. 30 Breuil, p. 15. 31 Broholm, pp. 29 ff. , pp. 29-36. 33 Lantier, pp. 99-100. 34 Goury, p. 231 and fig. 92, after a T-toggle in the P^rigueux seum. 35 Vogt, Ciba 15, p. 519; Broholm, pp. , p. 540. Mu- ff. 37 Dechelette, II, p. 309. 38 Clark, p. 324. , p. 328. 40 Schlabov; Salin, I, p. 105 and fig. 8, mentions these garments as Germanic from the sixth-seventh centuries. 41 Clark, pp. 324-329 and fig. 122. 42 Demargne, p. 192. 43 Lantier, p. 100; Appelgren, passim (on Bronze Age ornaments). cipocal.

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