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Waist Not

The Migration of the Waist, 1800-1960

Waist Not( )
Author: Martin, Richard
Koda, Harold
Publication Date:Sep 2013
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

Fashion's waist is variable. Seldom does fashion confirm the natural waist. The fashion waist not only shifts from the peak of the ilium to the lowest section of the rib cage; it migrates even farther. The fashion waist has been known to meander nearly to the bust and has dropped, especially in the center front, to below the hips, and even to the pelvis. Canted waists can move from under the shoulderblades or the small of the back to deep descent in the front. As the waist is...
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Detailed Subjects: Design / Fashion & Accessories
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):8.5 x 11 Inches
Book Weight:0.35 Pounds
Author Biography
Martin, Richard (Author)
Harold Koda is Curator of The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.


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