Fascinating panorama of styles from diaphanous gowns of Egyptian royalty to 1920s wardrobe of American flapper. Accessories and hairstyles. Illustrations.
Reprint of a reference originally published in 1952 (New York, Viking Press). Meticulously researched and rendered line drawings are grouped chronologically and identified. Includes sources and a bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)