Whatever Shall I Wear? A Guide To Assembling A Woman'S Basic 18Th C. Wardrobe
Publish Date: 2002-08-21
Author: Mara Riley
A small but complete guide to 18th C. women's costume, throughout the century. Includes fabric choices, sewing hints, colors, shifts, petticoats, pockets, stays and jumps, bed gowns, short gowns, jackets, gowns aprons, caps shoes, cloaks, hair styles, jewelry and more. Illustrated by Cathy (Kate) Johnson, longtime member of the Costume Society of America. Cover blurbs from Sharon Ann Burnston and Sally Queen, authors and clothing historians, and Sue Felshin, researcher and contributor to 18cNewEnglandLife.org.