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Defining dress : dress as object, meaning, and identity / edited by Amy de la Haye and Elizabeth Wilson
Bib ID 1721506
Format BookBook
Description Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed exclusively in the USA by St. Martin's Press, 1999 
xiii, 160 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. 
ISBN 0719053293 (paperback)
0719053285
Series

Studies in design and material culture

Full contents
  • 1. Introduction / Elizabeth Wilson and Amy De La Haye
  • 2. Dashing Amazons: the development of women's riding dress, c. 1500-1900 / Janet Arnold
  • 3. Wool cloth and gender: the use of woollen cloth in women's dress in Britain, 1865-85 / Lou Taylor
  • 4. Renouncing consumption: men, fashion and luxury, 1870-1914 / Christopher Breward
  • 5. That little magic touch: the headtie / Carol Tulloch
  • 6. Religious dress in Italy in the late Middle Ages / Cordelia Warr
  • 7. The mantua: its evolution and fashionable significance in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries / Avril Hart
  • 8. Muses and mythology: classical dress in British eighteenth-century female portraiture / Aileen Ribeiro
  • 9. Dressing for art's sake: Gwen John, the Bon Marche and the spectacle of the women artist in Paris / Alicia Foster
  • 10. The aesthetics of absence: clothes without people in paintings / Juliet Ash
 
Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Subjects Costume -- Social aspects.  |  Costume -- History.
Other authors/contributors Wilson, Elizabeth, 1936-  |  De La Haye, Amy

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