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Publications Consulted:

Milbank, C. R. Fashion a Timeline in Photographs: 1850 to Today. New York, NY: Rizzoli, 2015.

Johnston, Lucy. Nineteenth-Century Fashion in Detail. London, UK: V & A Publications, 2005.

The Costume Institute, The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 100 Dresses. New York, NY: The Metropolitan Museum of Art in association with Yale University Press, 2010.

The Kyoto Costume Institute. Fashion: A History from the 18th to the 20th Century. China: Taschen, 2017.

Cummings, Valerie and C.W. Cunnington and P.E. Cunnington. The Dictionary of Fashion History, Second Edition. London, UK: Bloomsbury Academic, 2017.

Edwards, Lydia. How to Read a Dress: A Guide to Changing Fashion from the 16th to the 20th Century. London, UK: Bloomsbury Academic.

Smithsonian. Fashion: The Definitive History of Costume and Style. New York, New York: Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2012.

Arnold, Janet. Patterns of Fashion 2: Englishwomen’s dresses and their construction. Hollywood, California: Quite Specific Media Group Ltd., 1977.

Shawcross, Rebecca. Shoes: An Illustrated History. London, UK: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2014.

Davenport, Millia. The Book of Costume. New York, NY: Crown Publishers, Inc., 1968.

Langley, Susan. Vintage Hats & Bonnets: 1770 – 1970. Paducah, KY: Collector Books, 1998.

Bryk, Nancy Villa (Ed.). American Dress Pattern Catalogs, 1873-1909. New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1988.

Blum, Stella (Ed.). Fashions and Costumes from Godey’s Lady’s Book. New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1985.

Blum, Stella (Ed.). Victorian Fashions & Costumes from Harper’s Bazar: 1867-1898. New York, NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 1974.

Bradfield, Nancy. Costume in Detail 1730-1930. Boston, MA: Plays, Inc., 1983.

Schiffer, Nancy N. Eyeglass Retrospective: Where Fashion Meets Science. Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing Ltd., 2000.

DePauw, Karen M. The Care and Display of Historic Clothing. London, UK: Rowman & Littlefield, 2017.

Trestain, Eileen Jahnke. Dating Fabrics: A Color Guide 1800-1960. Paducah, KY: American Quilter’s Society, 1998.

Meller, Susan and Joost Elffers. Textile Designs: Two Hundred Years of European and American Patterns Organized by Motif, Style, Color, Layout, and Period. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 2002.

Mida, Ingrid and Alexandra Kim. The Dress Detective: A Practical Guide to Object-Based Research in Fashion. London, UK: Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2018.

Digital Resources Consulted:

The Metropolitan Museum of Art: The Met Collection.
The Victoria & Albert Museum: Search the Collection.
The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences: MAAS Collection.
Vintage Fashion Guild: VFG Label Resource.

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