American Costume, 1840 to 1920

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Stackpole Books, 1979 - Social Science - 206 pages
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This fashion review of authentic costumes worn by Americans of every age, class, and occupation as they helped to build America specifies construction details, color, trim, hairstyles, and accessories

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Contents

Preface
7
Acknowledgments
9
Creative Costumes
11
Rustic Simplicity and Fantastic Growth
15
American Styles Develop as Trouble Brews
27
A Diversity of Styles
43
The Civil War and Mass Production
51
The War Ends and the Western Era Begins
61
The Economic Revolution and the Styles It Influenced
81
Troubled and Extravagant Times and the New Folklore
99
New Sports New Jobs and New Problems
119
A Modern Sophistication the Arts and Ecology
139
World War I and the Modern Woman
155
Design and Construction
173
Index
201
Copyright

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