DICTIONARY OF COSTUME by R. Turner Wilcox
The dictionary contains more than 3200 entries on all aspects of costume. Articles of clothing from all over the world and from all periods of history are included. More than 2000 drawings accompany the text, illustrating every aspect of the subject. Details of accessories and underwear, hairstyles and cosmetics, clothing materials and embellishments such as embroideries and lace are included. Ruth Turner Wilcox is the author of "Folk and Festival Costume of the World".