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HA 344 — European Fashion: Ancient Origins to Modern Styles

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

This course surveys the history of fashion in Europe from antiquity to the early twentieth century in the context of the history of art and design. The historical evolution of fashionable dress for men and women since the Renaissance is emphasized, by means of illustrated lectures, readings and visits to the Museum at FIT and other institutions with costume collections and exhibitions.
Prerequisite(s): HA 112 or HA 115.