Fashioning the Early Modern

Dress, Textiles, and Innovation in Europe, 1500-1800
Author(s): 
Welch, Evelyn
ISBN: 
9780198738176
Date published: 
December 2016
Hardback
Price: 
£50.00

This book explores the ways in which men, women, state industries, guilds and entrepreneurs in early modern Europe created, innovated, and promoted new textiles, novel products, and unusual forms of dress. Challenging conventional explanations, it demonstrates the complexity of the relationships that made fashions successful.