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Corset to comfort.

Date
1989


About this work

Description

Parts 3-8 of an 8 part series of social-historical documentaries on woman's changing role in modern British society. Includes much material of medical-historical interest. "Part 6: Corset to Comfort" A survey of the century's fashions in women's dress, pointing out the influence of the First World War, the Depression, World War II rationing and post-War optimisim. How 1960s technological developments were reflected in fashion and were followed by the "flower child" reaction, by Mary Quant, Barbara Hulanicki (Biba) and Vivienne Westwood.

Publication/Creation

[Place of publication not identified] : BBC TV, 1989.

Physical description

1 videocassette (VHS) (40 min.) : sound, color,PAL.

Copyright note

Not known

Type/Technique

Languages

  • English


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