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About Berg Fashion Library

Why and how to use Berg Fashion Library

Why use this resource?  Interdisciplinary portal to integrated text and image content on world dress and fashion throughout history. Covers all aspects of clothing, dress, fashion, and textiles around the world.

What's in this resource? Full-text 10-volume Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion, dictionaries of fashion and dress, several fashion e-books. Selected images from the encyclopedia; costume/clothing collections from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Victoria & Albert Museum, the Bath Fashion Museum, the MoMu Fashion Museum (Belgium), and selected images from other collections in the U.S. and abroad. Images from the Commercial Pattern Archive Database, from 1868-2000.


Art, Art History, Film Studies, History, Performing Arts, Theatre, Multidisciplinary

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