Calico Chronicle: Texas Women and Their Fashions, 1830-1910

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Texas Tech University Press, 1985 - Antiques & Collectibles - 191 pages
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Calico Chronicle is the source book for teachers, students, historians, customers, re-enactors, of history buffs searching for custom history of the Texas frontier and the American West - an area which has had scarce priceless pieces of the past found in excerpts from letters, diaries, oral histories, historic journals, and even police blotters, to compile and account that reveals much about the lifestyles of frontier women.
 

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Contents

OFF TO TEXAS
9
CLASSIC DRESS
17
FRONTIER SIGNATURES
47
FROM POINT OF THE NEEDLE TO ORDERED BY MAIL
77
MAKING A DECENT APPEARANCE
115
GOOD NEIGHBORS ALL
133
CONCLUSION
173
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
175
CAPSULE FASHION COMMENTARY 18301910
177
DONORS OF COSTUMES
179
GLOSSARY
181
LITERATURE CITED
185
INDEX
187
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