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400 Years of Fashion

Synopsis
The Dress Collection housed in the V&A Museum is not only a spectacular display of costume through the ages, but also an invaluable source of reference, education and inspiration for historians, designers and experts all over the world. This video gives an insight into the collection through the eyes of the curators, designers, fashion experts and teachers who are regularly involved with it. Features contributions by experts from the Courtauld Institute, Shakespeare’s Globe and fashion designers Oswald Boateng and Paul Smith.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Subjects
Crafts; Design; History
Keywords
fashion; social history; Victoria and Albert Museum; history of fashion

Credits

Contributor
Ozwald Boateng; Paul Smith

Distribution Formats

Type
VHS
Format
PAL
Price
£18.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
62 minutes
Year
2006

Distributor

Name

Victoria and Albert Museum Shop

Email
http://www.vandashop.com/contact.php
Web
http://www.vandashop.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
020 7942 2696
Address
V&A Enterprises (Online Customer Services)
Victoria and Albert Museum
Cromwell Road
Londdon
SW7 2RL

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