9781600597138

Vintage Fashion: Knitwear Collecting and Wearing Designer Classics

  • ISBN 13:

    9781600597138

  • ISBN 10:

    1600597130

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/05/2010
  • Publisher: Lark Crafts

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

This stunning coffee-table book celebrates 100 years of couture knitwear, and the iconic designs that defined each decade. Sumptuous and fascinating,Vintage Knitwearencompasses everything from the introduction of fashion hand-knitting at the start of the 20th century to the most up-to-date technical innovations. For each era, there's an overview of the most noteworthy designers, and coverage of important themes such as knit structure, fiber, silhouette, garment construction, pattern, and color. Gorgeous photographs showcase rare pieces from museums and private collectors. And lovers of all things vintage will even find a shopping guide!

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