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

By: Child, Theodore

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(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

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

Author: Child, Theodore

Categories: *NEW ARRIVALS,

Edition: First Edition

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

ISBN Number: NO

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 23686

Keywords: Clothing Hairdressing Fashion