Clothing through American history the federal era through Antebellum, 1786-1860 by Ann Buermann Wass

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Published by Greenwood Press in Santa Barbara, Calif .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Clothing and dress -- United States -- History -- 18th century,
  • Clothing and dress -- United States -- History -- 19th century,
  • Fashion -- United States -- History -- 18th century,
  • Fashion -- United States -- History -- 19th century

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Book details

StatementAnn Buermann Wass and Michelle Webb Fandrich.
ContributionsFandrich, Michelle Webb.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT607 .W37 2009
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Paginationvi, 407 p., [8] p. of plates
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23632010M
ISBN 100313335338
ISBN 109780313335334, 9780313084591
LC Control Number2009029451

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