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17th-Century Fashion Reading List

General

Cumming, Valerie,  A Visual History of Costume: The Seventeenth Century. London, 1984.

Cunnington, C Willet and Phillis,  A Handbook of English Costume in the 17th Century. London, 1955.

Jones, Ann R and Peter Stallybrass, Renaissance Clothing and the Materials of Memory. Cambridge, 2000.

de Marly, Diana, Costume and Civilization: Louis XIV and Versailles. London, 1987.

Ribeiro, Aileen, Fashion and Fiction: Dress in Art and Literature in Stuart England. London, 2005.

Vincent, Susan, Dressing the Elite: Clothes in Early Modern England. Oxford, 2003.

Wardle, Patricia, For Our Royal Person: Master of the Robes Bills of King-Stadholder William III. Apeldoorn, Netherlands, 2002.

Museum collections

Halls, Zilla, Women's Costume 1600-1750, Museum of London. London, 1969.

Halls, Zilla, Men's Costume 1580-1750, Museum of London. London, 1970.

Hart, Avril and Susan North, Historical Fashion in Detail: The 17th and 18th Centuries. London, 1998.

Rangström, Lena, Modelejon Manligt Mode; Lions of Fashion: Male fashion of the 16th, 17th, 18th Centuries. Stockholm, 2002.

Cut & construction

Arnold, Janet, Patterns of Fashion; Englishwomen's Dresses c.1660 -1860. London, 1964.

Arnold, Janet, Patterns of Fashion: The Cut and Construction of Clothes for Men and Women 1560-1620. London, 1985.

Waugh, Norah, The Cut of Men's Clothes: 1600-1914. London, 1964.

Waugh, Norah, The Cut of Women's Clothes 1600-1930. London, 1968.

Underwear

Cunnington, C Willet and Phillis, The History of Underclothes. London, 1951.

Ewing, Elizabeth, Dress and Undress: A History of Women's Underwear. London, 1978.

Waugh, Norah, Corsets and Crinolines. London, 1954.

Industry & consumerism

Adburgham, Alison, Shopping in style: London from the Restoration to Edwardian elegance. London, 1979.

Berg, Maxine and Helen Clifford, Consumers and luxury : consumer culture in Europe, 1650-1850. Manchester, 1999.

Crowston, Clare Haru, Fabricating Women: The Seamstresses of Old Regime France 1675-1791. Durham NC, 2001.

Lemire, Beverly, Fashion's Favourite: The Cotton Trade and the Consumer in Britain 1660-1800. Oxford, 1991.

Lemire, Beverly, Dress, Culture and Commerce: The English Clothing Trade Before the Factory, 1660-1800. London, 1997.

Spufford, Margaret, The Great Reclothing of Rural England: Petty Chapmen and Their Wares in the Seventeenth Century. London, 1984.

Weatherill, Lorna, Consumer Behaviour and Material Culture in Britain, 1660-1760. London,1988.

Portraiture

Gordenker, Emilie, Van Dyck and the Representation of Dress in Seventeenth Century Portraiture. Brepols, 2001.

Hearn, Karen, Marcus Gheeraerts II Elizabethan Artist in Focus. London, 2002.

Hearn, Karen, Nathaniel Bacon: Artist, Gentleman and Gardener. London, 2006.

Laroon, Marcellus, The Criers and Hawkers of London (1687), Edited by Sean Shesgreen. Stanford, 1990.

National Portrait Gallery, Painted Ladies: Women at the Court of Charles II. London, 2001.

National Portrait Gallery, Searching for Shakespeare. London, 2006.

Piper, David, The English Face. London, 1992.

Royal Academy, Anthony Van Dyck 1599-1641. London, 1999.

Tate Gallery, Dynasties: Painting in Tudor and Jacobean England 1530-1630. London, 1995.

V&A Museum,  Artists of the Tudor Court. London, 1983.

Harvey, Anthony and Richard Mortimer (eds) The Funeral Effigies of Westminster Abbey . London, 1994.

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