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Theatre & Performance Studies Research Guide

Your guide to Theatre & Performance Studies resources in the UM Libraries!

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Costuming Bibliographies

A list of bibliographies created in WorldCat UM for costuming resources available in the UM Libraries.

Web Resources

Professional Development

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Relevant Library of Congress Subject Headings for Costuming:

  • Clothing and dress  (works on the utilitarian aspects of clothing, including works on how to dress)
  • Costume (works on clothing treated as an artistic object, as well as works on clothing created for the stage, screen, or special events)
  • Costume design
  • Costume designers
  • Dressmaking 
  • Pattern design
  • Patterns
  • Fashion
  • Tailoring

See Also:

  • Theatrical Makeup (NOT make-up)
  • Masks
  • Wigs
  • Theatrical Wigs
  • Wigs - Design and construction