By Lara Flecker

ISBN-10: 0415657911

ISBN-13: 9780415657914

ISBN-10: 075066830X

ISBN-13: 9780750668309

The powerful coaching of clothes for show is key for exhibitions of latest and historic gown. Costumes not just must be visually attractive but additionally absolutely supported and traditionally exact. This e-book presents a accomplished consultant to mounting costumes from the eighteenth century to the current day. It contains tools for adapting and shaping figures to create ancient silhouettes, developing underpinnings and making replicas and toiles utilizing low-cost and easy concepts. a pragmatic consultant to dress Mounting is a useful source for conservators, historians and all these operating with garments in museums, deepest collections and during the type and theatre industries.

Trained as a historic dress maker, writer Lara Flecker is the cloth reveal expert at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. She has labored largely with the museum’s world-class gown assortment, getting ready clothing for exhibit. Her easy mounting tools are sincerely defined and will be utilized by individuals with quite a lot of event, together with people with few stitching skills.

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