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ARHS 3343 - The Decorative Arts and the History of Dress in 18th-Century Europe


Credits: 3

Explores the history of production and consumption of the decorative arts and clothing in 18th-century Europe. Topics include how decorative objects and clothing were made and by whom, how styles evolved and in what political and social contexts, how consumers used objects to define themselves in and against society, and how objects and textiles circulated between Europe and the rest of the world. Also, the gendering of production and consumption, and the relationship between the luxury market and more affordable objects.



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