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18th century clothing /
Bobbie Kalman.
imprint
New York ; Toronto : Crabtree Publishing Co., c1993.
description
32 p. : col. ill.
ISBN
0865055122 (pbk.) :
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imprint
New York ; Toronto : Crabtree Publishing Co., c1993.
isbn
0865055122 (pbk.) :
general note
Includes index.
catalogue key
853103
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Horn Book Magazine,
Horn Book Guide, September 1993
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Summaries
Main Description
The clothing of the 18th century was a colorful mix of fancy fashions from Europe and homemade threads. Young readers will be fascinated by such accessories as wigs, stomachers, stays and farthingales.
Main Description
The clothing of the eighteenth century was a colorful mix of fancy fashions from Europe and homemade threads created from wool, flax, and cotton. Young readers will learn about fashion, the dangerous makeup worn by women and the undergarmen
Main Description
The clothing of the eighteenth century was a colorful mix of fancy fashions from Europe and homemade threads created from wool, flax, and cotton. Young readers will learn about fashion, the dangerous makeup worn by women and the undergarments that made it hard for them to breathe. Children will be fascinated by such accessories as: wigs and corkballs stomachers fans buckles, stays, and farthingales pattens and clogs
Unpaid Annotation
Many Europeans sailed to the New World during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. They settled along the east coast of North America. Most of the colonist were from England, but settlers also arrived from France, Spain, Sweden, Germany, and Holland, bringing with them their different ways of dressing.
Authored Title
Many illustrations and simple text show how people of all levels of society dressed in the 18th century. A companion volume is: 19th Century Clothing (1993).
Authored Title
Many illustrations and simple text show how people of all levels of society dressed in the eighteenth century. A companion volume is: 19th Century Clothing (1993).
Authored Title
Many illustrations & simple text show how people of all levels of society dressed in the 18th century. A companion volume is: 19th Century Clothing (1993).
Main Description
Bobbie Kalman's acclaimed Historic Communities Series provides a close-up view of how people lived more than two hundred years ago. Colorful photos, many taken by Bobbie Kalman herself at restored historic villages across the country, help support the fascinating information. Children will have fun learning about: -- early homes and the settler community-- what people wore and the crafts they made-- how settlers made their living-- how they spent their leisure time-- the values, customs, and traditions of the early settlersThe clothing of the eighteenth century was a colorful mix of fancy fashions from Europe and homemade threads created from wool, flax, and cotton. Young readers will also learn about the dangerous makeup worn by women and the undergarments that made it hard for them to breathe. Children will be fascinated by such accessories as: -- wigs and corkballs-- stomachers and fans-- buckles, stays, and farthingales-- pattens and clogs

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