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Wimples and Crisping-Pins; being studies in the coiffure and ornaments of women, Child, Theodore

Author    Child, Theodore

Title   Wimples and Crisping-Pins; being studies in the coiffure and ornaments of women

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York Harper and Brothers 1895 (c.1894)

ISBN Number    NO

Seller ID   23686

(no dust jacket) [slight bumping to bottom corners, light dampstaining to rear cover, minor stain at right edge of front cover; internally clean apart from some minor discoloration to endpapers; binding fully intact, top edge gilt] (full-page plates, line drawings) Historical survey of women's hairdos and bling throughout the ages. Contains chapters on Egypt, Asia, Athens, Rome, the Middle Ages, Florence, Venice, the Spanish Toque, the Eighteenth Century, and the Romantic Period, with a final chapter "On Jewelry and Ornaments." Frontispiece + 54 illustrations, a mixture of small line drawings and full-page plates. From the estate of legendary Hollywood makeup artist William Tuttle, with his stamped ownership signature on the front pastedown

Clothing Hairdressing Fashion

Price = 60.00 USD



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