Couture Fabrics of the '50s

Joy Shih

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Beautiful styles from the Parisian high fashion houses of the 1950s are shown in Couture Fabrics of the 50s, a collection of French fabrics of the era. Exotic and exquisite designs in silk, rayon, and cotton used to create elegant women's high fashion wear are identified in hundreds of splendid full-color photographs. Of special interest are fabric swatches reflecting seasonal styles, "special effects" photo-engraving and lavish imitation weaves. Designers and 50s enthusiasts will find this artistic collection of fabric designs inspiring and exciting.

Size: 11" x 8 1/2" | 350 color photos | 112 pp
ISBN13: 9780764301995

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