From the humble garb of peasants to the elaborate styles of the nobility, this meticulously researched coloring book offers expertly rendered illustrations of medieval costumes. Both colorists and fashion devotees will adore these lovingly detailed images of lords and ladies decked in regal attire, pilgrims dressed for weeks of rough riding, crusader knights in chain mail armor, and much more. European fashions from the ninth through the fifteenth century appear in this comprehensive fashion retrospective. Forty-five ready-to-color illustrations portray people from every class of society, from farmers in plain tunics, aprons, and kirtles to courtiers in embroidered mantles and brocaded silk robes with fur-trimmed sleeves. Complete, fact-filled captions, in addition to an informative introduction, help make this volume an excellent resource for fashion historians and costume designers as well as a distinctive and entertaining coloring book.
About the Author
One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.