Petticoats and frock coats : revolution and Victorian Age fashions from the 1770s to the 1860s
Title
Petticoats and frock coats : revolution and Victorian Age fashions from the 1770s to the 1860s

Author
Bix, Cynthia Overbeck.

ISBN
9780761358886

Publication Information
Minneapolis : Twenty-First Century Books, c2012.

Physical Description
64 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.

Series
Dressing a nation : the history of U.S. fashion

Contents
New nation, new clothes -- Fashionable ladies -- Fine gentlemen -- Who made the clothes? -- Hidden and for show -- Style setters -- Epilogue.

Subject Term
Clothing and dress -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
 
Dress accessories -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
 
Fashion -- United States -- History -- 18th century.
 
National characteristics, American -- History.

Geographic Term
United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
 
United States -- Social life and customs -- To 1775.

Local Subject
Teen nonfiction collection.

Summary
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.


LibraryMaterial TypeCall NumberItem AvailableCopiesStatus
Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)BookJ 391 DRE11Nonfiction Collection
Park Grove Library (Cottage Grove)BookJ 391 DRE11Nonfiction Collection
R.H. Stafford Library (Woodbury)BookJ 391 DRE11Nonfiction Collection