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THEA 273 - Design Aspects of Performance: Costume & Fabrics


This section represents only a small number of the costume and fashion books in the library. Books about fashion and costume as clothing are located in Carrier Library. Books related to costume and dress making are located in Rose Library. 

Speciality Books

This section represents only a small number of the specialty costume and fashion books in the library. 

Digging Deeper in the Library Catalog

Digging Deeeper in Databases

Digging Deeper in Websites

Creative Research

Paintings, photographs, and advertisements are rich resources for costume design ideas.  Keyword searching in the JMU Library Catalog will return a variety of resources. Browse the titles to determine relevance.  Experiment with keywords such as:


Keyword = Japan pictorial works

Keyword = plantations pictorial works

Keyword = advertising history pictorial works

Keyword = 19th century pictorial works

Theatre and Dance Liaison

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David Vess
Carrier Library 125A