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DARLINGS OF DRESS:
Children’s Costume 1860–1920
Norma Shephard
• A nostalgic look at children’s costume, from 1860 to 1920
• Examples of children’s costume and accessories through historic images,
vintage catalogs, and more
• Incorporates a handy glossary of vintage fashion terms
This nostalgic look at children’s costume, from 1860 to 1920, reveals diverse
cultural influences on its manufacture and design. More than 300 historic
photographs, fashion plates, and selections fromvintage catalogs andmagazines,
plus 115 color images, show examples of costume and accessories. See infants in
period dress plus school-aged and teen fads and trends. Learn about the history
of clothing use and development, fabric types, conservation and storage of
textiles, and artistic inspiration, all arranged by decade. All types of clothing are
represented, including christening gowns; boys’ breeches, knickerbockers, and
sack suits; swimwear and underwear; bloomers and blouses; fur, feather boas,
and frocks; sailor suits and uniforms; collars and belts; capes and hoods; lingerie
and dresses; sweaters and cardigans; overalls; andmany more. Whether you are
interested in clothing children wore in 1920 or to church in the Victorian era,
this reference is a fun and evocative collection.
Norma Shephard
is the founder and director of the Mobile Millinery
Museum&Costume Archive. Her use of fashion artifacts as cultural story blocks
to prompt the telling of costume-related tales, myths, and legends turns audience
members into folklore informants eager to share their own reminiscences.
Size: 8 1/2" × 11" • 395 b/w & color images • 192 pp.
ISBN: 978-0-7643-4939-3 • hard cover • $34.99
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