Cover of Le costume historique. Book Info. Icons, Metadata. Author: Racinet, A. Publisher: Firmin-Didot et cie. Published: Subject(s): Art and Design;. They are a six volume set, published between and and written by Auguste Racinet (), covering historical costumes. Racinet’s Costume History is a landmark in the study of clothing and style. From Eskimo attire to high French couture, this unrivalled encyclopedia.

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Originally published in France between andAuguste Racinet’s Le Costume Historique was the most wide-ranging and intelligent study of clothing ever published. Please try again later. Get to Know Us. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Complete Costume History Hardcover. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.


His augjste is a veritable treasure-trove, covering more than 2, years of costume and offering us valuable insight into the applied arts and the changing notions of what constitutes a work of art. Pages with related products.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The most interesting are the sections of folk and national dresses. What People Wore When: By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here However, you also get an example of illustrations and historiqu that you just don’t see now a days.


January 27, at Everything including the kitchen sink really! This is an incredible and impressive collection of fashion images that leaves little untold. See and discover other items: As a painter, he took part in the annual exhibitions of the Parisian salons between andshowcasing his reproductions of ancient documents, archaeological subjects and projects for stained glass windows.

Perusing these beautifully detailed and exquisitely colored illustrations, you’ll discover everything from the garb of ancient Etruscans to traditional Eskimo attire to 19th century French women’s couture.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Though Racinet’s study spans the globe from ancient times through his own, his focus is on European clothing from the Middle Costumw to the s and this subject is treated with exceeding passion and attention to detail.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Confusing are the descriptions on each page: Le Costume historique was an ambitious publication.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Its minutely detailed drawings of costumes from around the world and its plates depicting historic furniture and interiors provide a wealth of information and augste scale has never been equalled. Previous Under the canopy of heaven: Write a customer review. I was very impressed by the size of the book The price was amazing.


It was issued in several parts spanning almost ten years.

Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Merkwaardig week 5 www. Notify me of new hustorique via email. It is well worth the price, particularly the one offered here on Amazon, but I would have willing paid much more. The illustrations are masterful and descriptive of dress of the past. For one thing it was written in No doubt, this book one of the most complete about costume history. Like Liked by 1 person. And so to Volume 6, the final one which continues 18 th Century European fashions and takes us into the 19 th Century, ending with a look at the Nordic countries together with Holland, Scotland, England, Germany and Switzerland.

See all 9 reviews. Notify ccostume of new comments via email. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Its quite lovely really, and is indeed useful when I am reading a historical novel and want a visual.