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Two Centuries of Costume in America 1620-1820, Volume 1

Alice Morse Earle

""Two Centuries of Costume in America 1620-1820"" is a comprehensive book by Alice Morse Earle that explores the evolution of fashion in America over a period of two hundred years. The book is divided into two volumes, with the first volume covering the period from 1620 to 1820.The book begins with an introduction that sets the stage for the historical context of the period, followed by a detailed examination of the clothing worn by the early settlers of America. Earle examines the clothing of the Puritans, Quakers, and other religious groups, as well as the clothing of Native Americans and African slaves.The book then moves on to the colonial period, examining the clothing worn by men, women, and children during this time. Earle provides detailed descriptions of the fabrics, colors, and styles of clothing, as well as the accessories worn during this period.The book also explores the impact of the American Revolution on fashion, as well as the rise of the middle class and the emergence of new styles and trends during the early years of the United States.Throughout the book, Earle provides numerous illustrations and photographs of clothing and accessories from the period, as well as detailed descriptions and historical context. ""Two Centuries of Costume in America 1620-1820"" is an essential resource for anyone interested in the history of fashion and clothing in America.In Two Volumes.This scarce antiquarian book is a facsimile reprint of the old original and may contain some imperfections such as library marks and notations. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment for protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature in affordable, high quality, modern editions, that are true to their original work.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Kessinger Publishing
  • Publish Date: Jun 8th, 2006
  • Pages: 488
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.09in - 1.56lb
  • EAN: 9781428628397
  • Categories: Textile & CostumeUnited States - GeneralBeauty & Grooming - General