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The dress diary : secrets from a Victorian woman's wardrobe  Cover Image Book Book

The dress diary : secrets from a Victorian woman's wardrobe / Kate Strasdin.

Strasdin, Kate, (author.).

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781639364213
  • ISBN: 1639364218
  • Physical Description: 303 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus books cloth edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 279-289) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Preface: A beautiful memory -- Family -- Abroad -- Letters from home -- Return.
Summary, etc.:
Through the discovery of one Victorian woman's textile scrapbook, a fashion historian and museum curator unravels the secrets within its pages and the lives of the people within, charting, piece by piece, the whole of human experience in the most intimate of mediums: the clothes people wear.
Subject: Clothing and dress > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
Clothing and dress > History > 19th century > Social aspects > Great Britain.
Textile fabrics > History > 19th century > Social aspects.
Great Britain > Social life and customs > 19th century.
Great Britain > History > Victoria, 1837-1901.
Sykes, Anne > Diaries.
Sykes, Anne > Travel
Genre: Diaries.

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