Introduction * 1. Construction Techniques * 2. Tailoring * 3. Trimmings * 4. Painted and Woven Textiles * 5. Embroidery * 6. Buttonings and Fastening * 7. Technological Innovations * 8. Collars, Sleeves and Pockets * 9. Accessories
A unique insight into the history of 19th-century fashion, explored through sumptuously detailed photography of the some of the world's most luxurious garments
Lucy Johnston is an expert in historical dress and a former curator in the Department of Textiles and Dress at the V&A. She is now a freelance curator and museum consultant specializing in fashionable dress, shoes and rural workers' clothing. Her publications include 19th-Century Fashion in Detail.
'A visual feast for the eyes ... indispensable' - Journal of Dress History