Petticoats and Frock Coats: Revolution and Victorian-Age Fashions from the 1770s to the 1860s
What would you have worn if you lived during the American Revolution or the early 1800s? It depends on who you were! Women wore layers and layers of undergarments, including corsets, chemises, and petticoats, and they accessorized with gloves, hats, parasols, and fans. Men also flaunted plenty of accessories, including neckties, top hats, walking sticks, and pocket watches. Read more about Revolutionary and early 1800s fashions—from pantaloons to silk stockings to tricornered hats—in this fascinating book!
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Chapter Two Fashionable Ladies
Chapter Three Fine Gentlemen
Chapter Four Who Made The Clothes?
Chapter Five Hidden And For Show
Chapter Six Style Setters
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