WOMEN'S CLOTHING IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA 1765-1783 SARAH E. MITCHELL

WOMEN'S CLOTHING IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA 1765-1783
WOMEN'S CLOTHING IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA 1765-1783
Item# ISBN 9781929384150
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Women’s Clothing in the Revolutionary War Era 1765 - 1783 contains anecdotes, advertisements for, and descriptions of clothing worn by servants, slaves, and more wealthy women in the American Colonies/United States from the time of the French & Indian War to the end of the American Revolution. Gowns, stays, stomachers, petticoats, hoops, stockings, shoes, gloves, mitts, hairstyles, wigs, hair-powdering, jewelry, etc. are described. The patriotic effort to encourage American production of fabric and clothing is discussed. Paperback 38 pages