American Family of the 1890s Paper Dolls in Full Colour PDF ePub eBook

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American Family of the 1890s Paper Dolls in Full Colour free pdf The Gay Nineties, the Gibson Girl look and the "good old days" are recalled in this delightful paper doll collection depicting a typical middle-class American family of 1890-1905. A total of 46 costumes provides a colorful wardrobe for nine figures that include Grandmother Lucretia and Grandfather Theodore, Father Hal, Mother Tracy and their five children.For this collection, noted fashion illustrator Tom Tierney has meticulously rendered a variety of authentic turn-of-the-century garments: leg-o'-mutton sleeves, high-necked choker collars and bell-shaped skirts for the women- long jackets, peg-top trousers and starched collars for the men- and ruffled pinafores and knee-length knickers for the children. Other outfits include a checkered gingham housedress, a man's blue serge sack suit, clothing for casual summer outings, a lady's black wool tailor-made suit, a boy's glen-plaid knickerbocker suit, and wedding clothes: lavender silk taffeta gown, white handkerchief-linen dresses, pin-striped pants, black frock coats and a lace-trimmed white satin gown.Complementing this colorful wardrobe is a wide assortment of accessories: wide-brimmed hats, jaunty skimmers and derbies, high-topped shoes, a black silk handbag, a silver headed ebony walking stick, a gray fur muff, parasol, hair ribbons, bow ties and much more. In addition, an introduction and well-researched notes provide fascinating background information on family members and clothing styles of the day.Collectors, paper doll fans, designers historians - anyone interested in the clothing and daily activities of people from a bygone era in American history - will find this inexpensive full-color collection educational andthoroughly entertaining.

About Tom Tierney

One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.

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Author : Tom Tierney
Publisher : Dover Publications Inc.
Data Published : 28 March 2003
ISBN : 0486255158
EAN : 9780486255156
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 32 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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