Antique & Vintage Clothing: A Guide to Dating & Valuation of Women's Clothing 1850-1940
This guide includes valuable information on clothing construction techniques, and care and restoration. Well over 100 color photos and dozens of antique photographs aid in identification.
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Antique beads became boned brim bustle buttons Camisoles cape center back chemise dress cloche cloth flowers coat Coco Chanel Collectibles COLLECTOR BOOKS Collector's Encyclopedia Collector's Guide color Common Characteristics Cotton batiste crepe crepe de chine crinoline cuffs day dress day wear decade decorated Dolls Duchesse lace elaborately trimmed elbow Everyday dresses fashion fastened center front fastened separately feathers Flapper Florence full sleeves Furniture Gaston Gibson Girl Glass hats and bonnets high standing collar hips hooks and eyes Identification & Value inches jacket bodice jacket-style lace inserts lace trim McNerney mourning muslin narrow neckline normally Occupied Japan Outerwear overskirt pagoda sleeves parasols period petticoat piece dresses pleats popular Pottery pouched Price Guide Price Valuations puffed sleeves ribbon Roseville Pottery satin seam shirtwaist shoulder side silhouette silk sleeves appeared sometimes Special occasion dresses stains style Tea gowns typical underskirt Value Guide velvet waist waistband waistline women wood handle wool worn