Women's and Children's Fashions of 1917: The Complete Perry, Dame & Co. Catalog
Dover Publications, 1992 - Antiques & Collectibles - 149 pages
A unique document authenticating fashions popular across America in the World War I era, with hundreds of beautifully detailed drawings and fully descriptive captions illustrating women's apparel. Styles include afternoon and evening dresses, lingerie, corsets, hosiery and shoes, plus children's fashions — from toddlers to teenagers — for every occasion. 716 black-and-white illustrations.
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