The cut of women's clothes 1600-1930

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This is a vivid record, in words, illustrations and working diagrams, of a section of women's clothing design from 1600 to 1930. The author was in charge of costume at the Theatre Studio run by Michel Saint-Denis in the 1930s.

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Norah Waugh lectured and supervised practical work on historical costume in the Theatre Department of the Central School of Art and Design in London. In the late 1930s she was in charge of costume at the London Theatre Studio run by Michel Saint-Denis.

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"Most useful. . . Recommended."
-"Times Education Supplement
"Serious and beautifully illustrated."
-"Observer
"A definitive work. . . Highly recommended."
-"Library Journal
"Rewarding to anyone interested in the history of women as people."
-"Christian Science Monitor
"The method is impeccable, the presentation flawless and the information fascinating. The scaled cutting diagrams are readily useable."
-"Educational Theatre Journal

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