Early American Costume

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Stackpole Books, Jan 1, 1975 - Social Science - 183 pages
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Surveys American fashions from 1580 to 1850 and the geographical, political, economic, religious, and social determinants of style

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Contents

Designing for Theatre
9
Our Earliest Clothing in America 1580 to 1630
15
The Great Migration 1630 to 1700
33
Clothing in the Colonies 1700 to 1770
59
Shaggy Hunters and Clothes of Your Own Spinning 1770 to 1790
91
New Clothes for a New Nation 1790 to 1820
111
Old Traditions Mix with New 1820 to 1850
135
Constructing the Costumes
157
Index
179
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