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The Resource From rags to riches : a history of girls' clothing in America, Leslie Sills

From rags to riches : a history of girls' clothing in America, Leslie Sills

Label
From rags to riches : a history of girls' clothing in America
Title
From rags to riches
Title remainder
a history of girls' clothing in America
Statement of responsibility
Leslie Sills
Title variation
From rags to riches
Title variation remainder
a history of girls clothing in America
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes how clothing for girls in the United States has reflected society's changing views on children, from dressing girls as little adults in the seventeenth century to allowing girls to express themselves by choosing from a variety of styles in the twenty-first century. Who thought up bloomers? Why were three-year-old colonial girls bound up in corsets? How did fashions such as voluminous muttonchop sleeves and incredibly wide hoopskirts catch on? From corsets and bustles to blue jeans and bell-bottoms, an acclaimed author of art books for children takes a thoughtful look at what American girls have been wearing from Colonial times to the present. Through pictures and a lively text, Leslie Sills presents practical as well as outrageous garments, how clothing was made, the people who made the clothes, and how fashion was marketed to women. This book includes more than sixty pictures and photographs, a glossary, index, bibliography, webography, and list of museums with costume collections
Summary
Describes how clothing for girls in the United States has reflected society's changing views on children, from dressing girls as little adults in the seventeenth century to allowing girls to express themselves by choosing from a variety of styles in the twenty-first century
Award
Amelia Bloomer List, 2006
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Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
391/.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
GT1730
LC item number
.S55 2004
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
pre adolescent
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a history of girls' clothing in America
Label
From rags to riches : a history of girls' clothing in America, Leslie Sills
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index
Contents
Swaddling and stays -- Flowing freedom -- Aprons and calico -- Buckskins and bishop sleeves -- Hoopskirts and crinolines -- Blooming in bloomers -- Bustles and ruffles -- Yoke dresses -- Shirtwaists -- Flappers and rompers -- Shirley and Jane -- Anything goes -- To the readers -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Webography -- Museums -- Organizations -- Art credits -- Index
Control code
2482280
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9780823417087
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2003067600
Other control number
9780823417087
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54504048
Label
From rags to riches : a history of girls' clothing in America, Leslie Sills
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 45) and index
Contents
Swaddling and stays -- Flowing freedom -- Aprons and calico -- Buckskins and bishop sleeves -- Hoopskirts and crinolines -- Blooming in bloomers -- Bustles and ruffles -- Yoke dresses -- Shirtwaists -- Flappers and rompers -- Shirley and Jane -- Anything goes -- To the readers -- Glossary -- Bibliography -- Webography -- Museums -- Organizations -- Art credits -- Index
Control code
2482280
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
48 p.
Isbn
9780823417087
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2003067600
Other control number
9780823417087
Other physical details
ill. (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54504048

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