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Collecting Costume
The Care and Display of Clothes and Accessories
author Naomi Tarrant

1983, George Allen & Unwin Publisher

Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 146 pages

Measures 8.75 x 5.5 inches. Weighs 14.78 ounces

Condition: Very good.
Lovely rich coloring on Dust Jacket, mild creasing at top edges of DJ.
Hardcover is black cloth with gold gilt on spine.

"The author, who is one of the most distinguished curators of a costume collection in the world, first introduces the reader to the type of garment that might be collected and the materials from which most clothes are made. She goes on to give practical hints on the acquisition of items, before providing clear instructions on the best way of storing, handling and displaying your collection. Conservation and repairs are also fully covered, as are the sources from which you can learn the fascinating history of the clothes in your collection."


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