Dressing the Elite: Clothes in Early Modern England

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Clothing occupies a complex and important position in relation to human experience. Not just utilitarian, dress gives form to a society's ideas about the sacred and secular, about exclusion and inclusion, about age, beauty, sexuality and status. In Dressing the Elite, the author explores the multiple meanings that garments held in early modern England. Clothing was used to promote health and physical well-being, and to manage and structure, life transitions. It helped individuals create social identities and also to ...

Dressing the Elite: Clothes in Early Modern England 2003, Berg 3pl, New York

ISBN-13: 9781859737514

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Dressing the Elite: Clothes in Early Modern England 2003, Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, New York

ISBN-13: 9781859737460

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