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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Couture: then and now Clothes define people. A person's clothing, whether it's a sari, kimono, or business suit, is an essential key to his or her culture, class, personality, or even religion. The Kyoto Costume Institute recognizes the importance of understanding clothing sociologically, historically, and artistically.


The Regency fashion 1794. White chip gipsy hat with a yellow riband.

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England Morning Dress September 1794. Round gown of lawn with a narrow flounce, the gaufred plaits scallopped; short sleeves. Round the neck a full lawn plaiting à ľ Espagnole. The Gallery of Fashion. Nikolaus von Heideloff

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)