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Costume History

Berg Fashion Library

ArticlesPlus from the Gelman homepage

To search for articles and books on costume design of a particular country and century, insert the word costume, then the name of the country, then the first word of the century, for example fifteenth, sixteenth, etc.

Fashion History Books

Books that include fashion history may be be located in several call number sections, however, the main range is located on the fourth floor with the call numbers:

GT 500 - 2300.

Books with a major focus on textiles and the textile industry are located on the sixth floor with the call numbers:

TT 500 - 700

Please note that the strongest libraries in the Washington Regional Library Consortium are Marymount and American University.  The library catalog searches all consortium libraries together.

Databases for Articles

Textile Museum Library

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