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Historical Wig Styling: Ancient Egypt to the 1830s: (The Focal Press Costume Topics Series)
Lowery, Allison
ISBN 13: 
9780240821238
ISBN 10: 
0240821238
Edition: 
1
Publisher: 
Taylor & Francis
Format: 
Cloth
Status: 
Out of Print
Imprint: 
Routledge
Affiliation: 
Wig and Makeup Specialist, Austin Performing Arts Center, University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA
Pages: 
280
Weight: 
2.52
Retail Price: 
39.95
Quantity On Hand: 
0
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Synopsis:

Let Historical Wig Styling be your guide to creating beautiful, historically accurate hairstyles for your productions and events. Chapters begin with artwork of historic figures that influenced the look of each period. Detailed step-by-step instructions explain how to create their iconic hairstyles, illustrated by photographs showing the finished look from every angle.

This volume covers hairstyles from Ancient Egypt through Biedermeier styles of the 1820s and 30s. Learn how to create hairstyles worn by

-Ancient Egyptians

-Ancient Grecians

-Ancient Romans

-Medieval maidens

-Renaissance beauties

-Georgian fops

-and so many more!

You’ll also learn about the necessary supplies and styling products needed to create the perfect coif, tips for proper wig handling, and basic styling techniques useful when working with wigs or real hair. Give your production the look of authenticity with tips from this gorgeous wig styling guide!


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