WorldCat Identities

Cunnington, Phillis 1887-1974

Overview
Works: 60 works in 545 publications in 1 language and 16,044 library holdings
Genres: History  Dictionaries  Folklore  Encyclopedias 
Roles: Author, Illustrator, Editor
Classifications: GT730, 391.00942
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Phillis Cunnington
The history of underclothes by C. Willett Cunnington( Book )

42 editions published between 1951 and 2013 in English and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fascinating survey of various undergarments worn by the English over six centuries. A well-documented, scholarly presentation enhanced with over 100 period illustrations depicting laced-up bodices of the 12th century, embroidered linen drawers (1500s), hooped petticoat supports in bentwood (c. 1750), footed long drawers (1795), 19th-century bustles, early 19th-century corsets for men, Victorian "bust improvers," and much more
Handbook of English costume in the nineteenth century by C. Willett Cunnington( Book )

39 editions published between 1959 and 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of English costume in the seventeenth century by C. Willett Cunnington( Book )

42 editions published between 1950 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of English mediaeval costume by C. Willett Cunnington( Book )

37 editions published between 1952 and 1973 in English and held by 1,088 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Occupational costume in England: from the eleventh century to 1914 by Phillis Cunnington( Book )

41 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of English costume in the eighteenth century by C. Willett Cunnington( Book )

37 editions published between 1906 and 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Detailed, illustrated account of changing fashion in English dress. Volume is divided into separate sections for men's and women's dress
Handbook of English costume in the sixteenth century by C. Willett Cunnington( Book )

34 editions published between 1950 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 898 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Children's costume in England, from the fourteenth to the end of the nineteenth century by Phillis Cunnington( Book )

29 editions published between 1965 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 802 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Costume for births, marriages & deaths by Phillis Cunnington( Book )

16 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and held by 756 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of English costume in the twentieth century, 1900-1950 by A. D Mansfield( Book )

16 editions published between 1973 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 741 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fashion has never changed so quickly as in the first half of this century: two world wars, the emancipation of women, technological advances, the increase in ready-to-wear clothing and the spread of chain stores have all contributed to the breakdown of the traditional differences in dress that marked the social distinctions of the past. All aspects of women's and men's clothing, including accessories, are described in detail in this book, and accurate descriptions of cut, trimmings, fastenings, materials and colours are included
Costume in pictures by Phillis Cunnington( Book )

23 editions published between 1964 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dictionary of fashion history by Valerie Cumming( Book )

20 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 725 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Dictionary of English Costume by C. Willett Cunnington. Phillis Cunnington and Charles Beard was originally published in 1960. A monumental achievement and encyelopaedic in scope, it was a comprehensive catalogue of fashion terms from the mid-medieval period up to 1900. It was reissued and updated several times. for the last time in 1976. For decades it has served as a bible for costume historians. The Dictionary of Fashion History completely updates and supplements the Cunningtons' landmark work to bring it up to the present day. Featuring additional terms and revised definitions. This new edition represents an essential reference for costume historians. students of fashion history or anyone involved in creating period costume for the theatre, film or television. It is also fascinating reading for those simply interested in the subject. Clear, concise and meticulous in detail. this essential reference answers countless questions relating to the history of dress and ador generations to come." ""A welcome needed update of an early landmark dictionary on dress: a must have for all who care about the A to Z of fashion." Joanne B. Eicher, Regents Professor Emierita at the University of Minnesola" ""Nearly forty years on and now hard to find save in reference libraries, the volume reappears as The Dictionary of Fashion History, skilfully enlarged and re-edited by Valerie Cumming, formerly Deputy Director of the Museum of London. Given fresh life and thorough coverage from 1900 through the present day, the new dictionary is once again ready to prove itself a trustworthy guide and companion to all those interested in the absorbing study of clothing." Ann Saunders, Editor. Costume (1967-2007)"--Jacket
Costume of household servants, from the Middle Ages to 1900 by Phillis Cunnington( Book )

13 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charity costumes of children, scholars, almsfolk, pensioners by Phillis Cunnington( Book )

9 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 548 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

bekleidung / Geschichte
Medieval and Tudor costume by Phillis Cunnington( Book )

8 editions published between 1968 and 1972 in English and held by 513 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English costume for sports and outdoor recreation from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries by Phillis Cunnington( Book )

17 editions published between 1969 and 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Costumes of the seventeenth and eighteenth century by Phillis Cunnington( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1973 in English and held by 387 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of English costume by C. Willett Cunnington( Book )

34 editions published between 1960 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This work presents concise descriptions of all such items of English costume, worn between 900 A.D. and 1900 A.D., as can be ascertained from contemporary sources. Each entry indicates the sex wearing it and the approximate date when it came into fashion; in many cases a contemporary quotation illustrates its nature and function. Wherever it has seemed to require it, a line drawing ... has been added, depicting how the garmet was actually worn. The dictionary is not limited to the dress of the fashionable world only but includes many articles worn by other classes as well."--book jacket flap
Costumes of the nineteenth century by Phillis Cunnington( Book )

4 editions published between 1970 and 1972 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Costume by Phillis Cunnington( Book )

8 editions published between 1966 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traces the history of clothing styles and manufacture in Great Britain from the reign of Alfred the Great to Elizabeth II
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.40 (from 0.16 for The dictio ... to 0.54 for English co ...)

The dictionary of fashion history
Alternative Names
Cunnington, P.

Cunnington, P. E.

Cunnington, P. E. 1887-1974

Cunnington, P. E. (Phillis Emily), 1887-1974

Cunnington, Phillis.

Cunnington, Phillis 1887-

Cunnington, Phillis E. 1887-1974

Cunnington, Phillis Emily 1887-

Cunnington Phillis Emily 1887-1974

Cunnington, Phillis Emily b. 1887

Phillis Emiy Cunnington

Languages
English (459)

Covers
The dictionary of fashion history