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Petticoats and frock coats : revolution and Victorian-age fashions from the 1770s to the 1860s / Cynthia Overbeck Bix.

Authors: Bix, Cynthia Overbeck.
Call number: j391.00973 BIX
Publisher: Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, c2012.
Publication date: c2012.
Subject: Clothing and dress -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.
Dress accessories -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.
Fashion -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile literature.
National characteristics, American -- History -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Social life and customs -- To 1775 -- Juvenile literature.
Series title: Dressing a nation : the history of U. S. fashion.
Title: Petticoats and frock coats : revolution and Victorian-age fashions from the 1770s to the 1860s / Cynthia Overbeck Bix.
Physical description: 64 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Contents note: New nation, new clothes -- Fashionable ladies -- Fine gentlemen -- Who made the clothes? -- Hidden and for show -- Style setters -- Epilogue.
Summary note: Photographs and text examine the fashion trends of the American people from the 1770s to the 1860s, describing the materials used to make men's and women's clothing and the styles that were commonly worn.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 57-61) and index.
ISBN: 9780761358886 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
0761358889 (lib. bdg. : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2010053384
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1336490
Bib No.: 1336490

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