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Seventeenth-Century Women's Dress Patterns: Book One

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Teach your children about the animals of the forest with this fun and educational book. Five animals - a brown bear, wolf, squirrel, otter and deer - are explored through rhyme, pictures and pull-out cards to construct into 3D figures. With two spreads dedicated to each animal, adults will be able to read the short playful rhyme on each spread to children and look at the bright illustrations to teach them about their habits and environment. The inside of the dust jacket is printed full colour with a graphical representation of the animals' environment.

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J. Tiramani and S. North

Susan North is Senior Curator in the V&A Fashion, Textiles and Furniture Department. Jenny Tiramani, Luca Costigliolo, Claire Thornton, Armelle Lucas and Christine Prentis, who produced the patterns for the book, were all members of the wardrobe team at Shakespeare's Globe between 1999 and 2005, where they researched and reconstructed Elizabethan and Jacobean clothing for Globe theatre productions. They are all founder members of The School of Historical Dress, a new venture established in 2010 to teach a practical object-based approach to the subject.