Lace: The Poetry of Fashion (Hardcover)

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The most ingenious and ephemeral of textiles, lace ispresented as the poetry of fashion. Here is a fascinating glimpse into this extraordinary art form and its role in our culture presented with over 225 pictures, including dramatic original photographs as well as historical illustrations, to portray various types of lace and lace garments from different periods. This is a delightful journey through the history of a celebrated ornament of fashion. An outstanding resource for fashion historians, designers, collectors, students, and aficionados, this unique study will be cherished by all who appreciate beautiful clothing and fabrics.

About the Author

Bella Veksler teaches Fashion Design and Fashion History at Drexel University and the Art Institute, both in Philadelphia. She is also Curator of the Drexel University Historical Costume Collection. She lives in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780764305382
ISBN-10: 0764305387
Publisher: Schiffer Craft
Publication Date: June 8th, 1998
Pages: 168
Language: English