Everyday Dress of Rural America, 1783-1800: With Instructions and Patterns
Comprehensive study of late-18th-century clothing worn by settlers and Abenaki Indians of New England. Full descriptions and line drawings with complete instructions for duplicating a wide range of garments: shifts, petticoats, gowns, breeches, waistcoats, headgear, more. Four bibliographies. List of resources. 54 black-and-white illustrations.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ithilwyn - LibraryThing
Very few patterns and generally for very basic, working class garments. Probably a pretty decent book for those who do living history. (Not my area of expertise.) Read full review