Jeux de Lignes

KIVLAND, Sharon (2013). Jeux de Lignes. London, DOMOBAAL editions.

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The notes on corsets, girdles, and brassieres from a French lingerie journal of the 1950s are translated in a rather literal fashion. There are no illustrations save for a drawing at the beginning––a short girdle with a waistband under a tweed dress––and one at the end––a supple corset allows a décolleté for a cocktail dress––for the author is sure her reader has a playful imagination and will embellish the words with ease.

Item Type: Authored Book
Research Institute, Centre or Group: Cultural Communication and Computing Research Institute > Art and Design Research Centre
Depositing User: Sharon Kivland
Date Deposited: 07 Oct 2013 11:12
Last Modified: 13 Jun 2017 13:11

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