Langson Library has a wide range of physical books available for you to learn more about the history of clothing around the world. Here is a very small selection of books that might help you depending on your interests. Use the following list to see the wide variety of resource available to you (most on the third floor, but some also in the Oversize Section in the basement). Hopefully one or more of them interests you, and if not, come over and explore the shelves! If you have any questions, please reach out to me (Scott Stone, Research Librarian for Performing Arts) at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Berg Fashion Library is an excellent digital source of information related to clothing from a multitude of cultures and time periods. Some of the highlights on this platform include:
Artstor is the best scholarly database for finding images with accurate information related to the culture, time period, etc. Following are links to searches in this resource for "Fashion, Costume and Jewelry" for various geographic regions up to 1500 CE.
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