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A History of Costume (Dover Fashion and Costumes) Paperback – June 1, 1963
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Various garments are illustrated from the back as well as from the front, along with their underpinnings. There are color plates that show actual people wearing the garments being illustrated. Actual outfits from museums are included as well. Hairstyles are nicely represented.
Nowadays, the major pattern companies -- Butterick, Simplicity, Vogue, and others -- have whole sections of patterns for historical attire, from he 1870s all the way back to ancient Egypt. Finding the fabrics is going to be an even greater challenge than putting together a workable pattern. (I have had it said to me that you have to go to an upholstery store to find equivalents of the damasks, brocades, and the like.)
In conclusion, I can say that with some historical attire, you are lucky to find any patterns as a guide at all! Being a good seamstress/tailor, or having such a craftsperson on your side can help in putting together the accurate costume that you want.