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Costumes for the Stage: A Complete Handbook for Every Kind of Play

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by
Sheila Jackson

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 160 pages

File size: 7.8 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This updated edition of Costumes for the Stage aims at simplicity in all aspects of designing and making costumes. Starting with five pages illustrating the basic shapes of each period, Sheila Jackson provides practical advice for every kind of play, together with drawings, diagrams, and patterns from which to work. Included are sections on Greek plays, medieval miracles and mysteries, Shakespeare, seventeenth century, eighteenth century, Victorian and Edwardian costume, the twenties and thirties, and the present day. An essential book of costume design.

This updated edition of Costumes for the Stage aims at simplicity in all aspects of designing and making costumes. Starting with five pages illustrating the basic shapes of each period, Sheila Jackson provides practical advice for every kind of play, together with drawings, diagrams, and patterns from which to work. Included are sections on Greek plays, medieval miracles and mysteries, Shakespeare, seventeenth century, eighteenth century, Victorian and Edwardian… (more)

This updated edition of Costumes for the Stage aims at simplicity in all aspects of designing and making costumes. Starting with five pages illustrating the basic shapes of each period, Sheila Jackson provides practical advice for every kind of play, together with drawings, diagrams, and patterns from which to work. Included are sections on Greek plays, medieval miracles and mysteries, Shakespeare, seventeenth century, eighteenth century, Victorian and Edwardian costume, the twenties and thirties, and the present day. An essential book of costume design.

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