Brooches and Badges

Thames and Hudson Ltd

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SKU:
9780500480359
Author:
Rachel Church
Publisher:
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date:
2019-06-06
Format:
Hardback
Pages:
160
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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&A¬πs 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.