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Victorian Family Paper Dolls

By: Brenda Sneathen Mattox

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 408116


Four full-color dolls and 38 costumes portray a proper Victorian-era family at work and play. Gorgeous garb-from warm wintercoats to summer bathing costumes-for every occasion, from a formal wedding to a friendly game of lawn croquet. 12 plates. View more info

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American Artifacts of Personal Adornment, 1680-1820: A Guide to Identification and Interpretation

By: Carolyn L. White, University of Nevada, Reno

Price: $47.95

Publisher: AltaMira Press: Sep 2005

Seller ID: 105898


Bracelets, buckles, buttons, and beads. Clasps, combs, and chains. Items of personal adornment fill museum collections and are regularly uncovered in historical period archaeological excavations. But until the publication of this comprehensive volume, there has been no basic guide to help curators, registrars, historians, archaeologists, or collectors identify this class of objects from colonial and early republican America. Carolyn L. White helps the reader understand a... View more info

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How the West Was Worn

By: Chris Enss

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Falcon: 09/01/2005

Seller ID: 735648


Fashion that was in vogue in the East was highly desirable to pioneers during the frontier period of the American West. It was also extraordinarily difficult to obtain, often impractical, and sometimes the clothing was just not durable enough for the men and women who were forging new homes for themselves in the West. Full hoopskirts were of little use in a soddy on the prairie, and chaps and spurs were a vital part of the cowboy's equipment.In this book, author Chri... View more info

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Children’s Fashions of the Past in Photographs

By: Editor: Alison Mager

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 236978


165 studio photos of American and European children 1860s-1920s. View more info

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American Silk, 1830-1930: Entrepreneurs and Artifacts

By: Jacqueline Field, Marjorie Senechal, and Madelyn Shaw

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press: 1/2007

Seller ID: 725898


At one time America's silk industry was the largest in the world. Silk was late to be industrialized, well after cotton and wool. Nonetheless, nineteenth-century American entrepreneurs rapidly built a silk industry with levels of production once unimaginable.American Silk, 1830-1930 traces the evolution of the American silk industry through three compelling and very different case studies: the Nonotuck Silk Company of Northampton, Massachusetts; the Haskell Silk Comp... View more info

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American Folk Art Designs and Motifs for Artists and Craftspeople

By: Joseph D’Addetta

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 247171


Versatile collection of 309 copyright-free American folk art motifs (1710-1910) ready to use for graphic and craft projects. Flowers, fruit, border designs, geometrics, human figures, animals, birds and more, crisply rendered from objects in museums and private collections-textiles, furniture, paintings, tinware, ceramics, embroidery, etc. View more info

Traditional Folk Costumes of Europe Paper Dolls in Full Color

By: Kathy Allert

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 245713


Charming folk costumes from Denmark,Poland, Greece, Romania, and other European countries-plus 2 girl paper dolls that stand up. Delightful introduction to European culture for children. 23 color illustrations on 16 plates. View more info

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Scandinavian Folk Designs

By: Lis Bartholm

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 255786


155 decorations: fruit and floral centerpieces, borders, wreaths, children in peasant garb, more. View more info

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Russian Folk Costumes Paper Dolls

By: Ming-Ju Sun

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 423905


This latest addition to Dover's paper doll collections focusing on folk costumes from around the world spotlights traditional apparel of Russia. An attractive young man and woman, accompanied by 16 finely detailed costumes, can be dressed in outfits representing a number of now-independent countries of the former Soviet Union. Included are festival costumes of the late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth century; a fur-trimmed robe; beautifully embroidered shawls, skirts, tu... View more info

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Dress in American Culture

By: Patricia A. Cunningham and Susan Voso Lab

Price: $15.95

Publisher: University of Wisconsin / Popular Press:

Seller ID: 725796


Early Americans accommodated, adapted, and manipulated their clothing to adjust to their physical and social environment. This book focuses on the relationship of dress to the struggle of indigenous and immigrant Americans to fill expected and unexpected needs and express political ideologies and ethnic identity. In doing so the contributors hope to prompt readers to reconsider the place of dress in the interpretation of American culture. The casual reader of this book o... View more info

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American Family of the 1930s Paper Dolls in Full Color

By: Tom Tierney

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 26677X


Meticulously rendered version of an upper middle class family includes ten dolls (spanning three generations) and 30 different costumes: single-breasted suits, cuffed slacks and tuxedos for the men; ankle-length dresses, casual skirt, bobby socks and saddle shoes for the ladies and more. Descriptive notes. 16 plates. View more info

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American Family of the Confederacy Paper Dolls

By: Tom Tierney

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 287610


Skillfully rendered collection focusing on an aristocratic Southern family of three generations includes 24 costumes for nine paper dolls, among them military uniforms for the men, simple day dress of cotton calico and plaid as well as elegant party wear for the women and charming outfits for the children. Descriptive notes. View more info

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American Family of the Civil War Era Paper Dolls in Full Color

By: Tom Tierney

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 24833X


Recapture the flavor and drama of 1860 with an American family of nine paper dolls and 36 authentic Civil War era costumes. Hoop skirts and off-the-shoulder dresses for the ladies; military uniforms, cravats and waistcoats for the man. Descriptive notes. View more info

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American Family of the Federal Period Paper Dolls in Full Color

By: Tom Tierney

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 256618


Authentic clothing worn by families of the Federal period. 9 paper dolls, 46 detailed costumes include pantaloons, stylish cutaways, "Hessian" boots, marine uniform, caped overcoats for the men; high waisted gingham dresses, wedding dress of white satin and much more. View more info

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American Family of the Pilgrim Period Paper Dolls in Full Color

By: Tom Tierney

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 25335X


8 dolls and 28 costumes: authentically rendered suits, busks, jerkins, capes, shifts, petticoats, corsets, linen shirts, breeches, and more-for work and travel, for leisure wear and special occasions. Informative text provides abundant details on accessories. View more info

American Family of the Victorian Era Paper Dolls

By: Tom Tierney

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 251144


3 generations of middle-class family display fashions, everyday attire of 1870s-1880s America. 7 full-color dolls with 36 full-color costumes. View more info

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Colonial Fashions Paper Dolls

By: Tom Tierney

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 283445


21 outfits depicting court gowns, capes, "playne" clothing, lace-trimmed dresses, Cavalier-styled hats, plus other splendid European apparel. View more info

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Traditional African Costumes Paper Dolls

By: Yuko Green

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Dover Publications:

Seller ID: 408108


Accurately rendered collection of 29 authentic costumes and accessories for two dolls. Loose-flowing agbada gown for a Yoruba man, animals skins for a Luo warrior from Kenya, simply draped robes and striped shawls for Masai man and woman, and much more, plus fanciful headdresses, shields, a decorative ceremonial sword, drums, masks, and other tribal artifacts. An exciting collection for classroom teachers, paper dolls fans, and admirers of African culture. View more info