Brooches and Badges

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An engaging overview of the changing styles and uses of brooches and badges from the Middle Ages to today, illustrated with rare and luxurious examples.
An engaging overview of the changing styles and uses of brooches and badges from the Middle Ages to today, illustrated with rare and luxurious examples.

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ISBN: 9780500480359 Category:

Rachel Church

Description

From medieval pilgrim badges and Renaissance hat decorations to jewelled brooches and twentieth-century political pins, brooches and badges are often more than practical or decorative dress fasteners; they are expressions of identity. Focusing on the V&A¹s world-famous collection, Brooches & Badges explores the evolution of these intricate and versatile works of art, and the way in which changes in dress have dictated their use.

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Weight 632 g
Dimensions 16 x 23.4 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 June 2019
Number of pages 160
Format Hardback
Dimensions 16 x 23.4 cm
Weight 632 g

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