Hoop Skirts and Crinoline Paper Dolls

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Courier Corporation, 2006 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Lovely belles model classic antebellum fashions. Marissa and Elizabeth, two lovely ladies of the Old South, appear with a lavish wardrobe styled primarily after the fashions in Godey's Lady's Book — a popular women's magazine of the period. Fourteen elegant ensembles, typical of those worn by females in a well-to-do plantation family, include elaborate, full-skirted costumes appropriate for afternoon tea and visiting, elegant dinner and ball gowns, an opera cloak, an equestrienne outfit, and a bridal gown, complete with a floor-length veil. Male figures wearing Confederate army uniforms, evening wear, and daytime apparel accompany the ladies.
 

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One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.

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