The Mode in Hats and Headdress

New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1945. Hardcover. Blue cloth boards with white spine lettering; xiv, 332 pp; bw illustrations throughout. Good+ (library number on spine blackened out, library label on ffep, library numbers written on pg v. Light age toning but pages are otherwise clean and clear.). Item #185454

Since ancient times, men and women have used hats and headgear for adornment and protection. This stunningly comprehensive survey, arranged chronologically, illustrates the astonishing range of styles -- from Egyptian headdresses and plumed turbans to modern homburgs. With notes on period hairstyles, jewelry, and cosmetics, it's a unique reference for stylists and designers. Contents:Ancient Egyptian -- Mesopotamian -- Ancient Greek -- Ancient Roman -- Byzantine and Ecclesiastic -- Saracenic or Moorish -- the turban -- Medieval or gothic Europe -- European helmets -- Renaissance Europe -- The seventeenth century -- The eighteenth century -- Directoire, 1795-1799 -- French consulate and empire, 1800-1815 -- The romantic period, 1815-1840 -- Victorian and second empire, 1840-1870 -- 1870-1880 -- 1880-1890 -- 1890-1900 -- 1900-1910 -- 1910-1920 -- 1920-1930 -- 1930-1940 -- 1940-1944 -- 1944-1959.

OCLC: 4915696

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