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 sumptuary arts: Hat fashions of the Renaissance.

Renaissance, costumes, 16th century fashion, history, headdresses, Charles Louandre
Women of Germany, 16th century.

Hat fashions of the Renaissance.

The sumptuary arts: History of costume and furnishings and related arts and industries.

Artist: Jost Amman (1539-1591)
Artist: Ferdinand Seré (1818-1855).
Lithographer: Auguste Racinet (1825-1893).
Published: 1858

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).

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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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