Auguste Racinet. The Costume History Hardcover – Illustrated, November 4, 2015
by Françoise Tétart-Vittu (Author)

Racinet's Costume History is an invaluable reference for students, designers, artists, illustrators, and historians; and a rich source of inspiration for anyone with an interest in clothing and style.


The Costume Making Guide: Creating Armor and Props for Cosplay by Svetlana Quindt.

Followed by millions of people from all over the world, master armor maker Svetlana Quindt aka "Kamui Cosplay" will help you bring your cosplay dreams to life with your own two hands! Kamui Cosplay deconstructs the work that goes into making a complete costume, from the first thought to the final photo. Tutorials cover design planning, fabricating body armor, 3D painting techniques and more.

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France Gothic medieval dresses, 15th century.

15th century, costumes, Gothic, medieval france, Jailor, costume, Menestrel costume, Fool costume, Bourgeois costume, Beggar costume, Pilgrim costume, Shepherd costume.

Jailor; Menestrel; Fool; Bourgeois; Beggar; Pilgrim; Shepherd.

France Gothic medieval dresses, 15th century.

Extracts from the Danse Macabre. Costumes of Jailor, Menestrel, Fool, Bourgeois, Beggar, Pilgrim, Shepherd.


First Time Sewing: The Absolute Beginner's Guide by Editors Of Creative Publishing

Filled with detailed descriptions of materials and tools, the easy step-by-step instructions for all the basic sewing techniques will have you creating projects like aprons, pillows, and even pants and shorts in no time.

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Geolier; Ménestrel; Fou; Bourgeois; Mendiant; Pèlerin; Berger.
“Extraits de la Danse macabre, composée et imprimée par Guyot, M’d. à Paris, l’an 1490.”

Source: Les arts somptuaires: Histoire du costume et de l’ameublement et des arts et industries qui s’y rattachent. Paris: Hangard-Maugé, 1858. Author: Charles Louandre (1812-1882). Lithographer: Auguste Racinet. Artist: Seré, Ferdinand, (1818-1855).

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Byzantine, Medieval, Gothic, Burgundian, Renaisance fashion history




The Fabric of Civilization: How Textiles Made the World Paperback – December 7, 2021
by Virginia Postrel (Author)

From Neanderthal string to 3D knitting, an “expansive” global history that highlights “how textiles truly changed the world” (Wall Street Journal)

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