Couture Fabrics of the 50s
ISBN10: 0764301993 ISBN13: 9780764301995 Publisher: Schiffer Pub Ltd Published: May 1 1997 Weight: 1.30lbs. Height: 11.50" Width: 9.00" Depth: 0.50" Language: English
Beautiful styles from the Parisian high fashion houses of the 1950s are shown in Couture Fabrics of the 50s, a collection of French fabrics of the era. Exotic and exquisite designs in silk, rayon, and cotton used to create elegant women's high fashion wear are identified in hundreds of splendid full-color photographs. Of special interest are fabric swatches reflecting seasonal styles, "special effects" photo-engraving and lavish imitation weaves. Designers and 50s enthusiasts will find this artistic collection of fabric designs inspiring and exciting.