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Selected Bibliography: Texts
Agrawal, Yoshodhara. Silk Brocades. Lustre Press, 2004.
Amphlett, Hilda. Hats: A History of Fashion in Headwear. Dover, 2003.
Arnold, Janet. Patterns of Fashion: Books 1&2. QSM, 1972.
Ashelford, Jane. The Art of Dress: Clothes and Society 1500-1914. National Trust Enterprises, 1996.
Barreto, Cristina and Martin Lancaster. Napoleon and the Empire of Fashion 1795-1815. Skira, 2010.
Bernstein, Aline. Masterpieces of Women's Costume of the 18th and 19th centuries. Dover, 2001.
Blum, Dilys and H. Kristina Haugland. Best Dressed. Philidelphia Museum of Art, 1997.
Blum, Stella. Fashions and Costumes from Godey's Lady's Book. Dover, 1985.
Blum, Stell, Ed. Victorian Fashions and Costumes from Harper's Bazar 1867-1898. Dover, 1974.
Bradfield, Nancy. Costume in Detail, 1730-1930. QSM, 2001.
Brinton, D.G, MD and G.H. Napheys MD. Personal Beauty. Applewood Press, 1994. Original publication date 1870.
Burnston, Sharon Ann. Fitting and Proper. Scurlock Publishing Co, 2007.
Cunnington, Phillis and C. Willett. The History of Underclothes. Dover, 1992.
Divine, Robert A et al. America: Past and Present: 4th edition. Harper Collins College Publishers, 1995.
Dover Publications. Old Fashioned Chidren's Photos, 2006.
Downing, Sarah Jane. Fashion in the Time of Jane Austen. Shire Publications, 2011.
Ewing, Elizabeth. History of Children's Costume. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1977.
Field, Jacqueline et al. American Silk, 1830-1930. Texas Tech University Press, 2007.
Fontanel, Beatrice. Support and Seduction: A History of Corsets and Bras. Abradale PRess, 1997.
Fukai, Akiko et al. The Collection of the Kyoto Costume Institute: Fashion- A History from the 18th Century to the 20th Century. Taschen, 2002.
Garfield, Simon. Mauve: How One Man Invented a Color that Changed the World. WW Norton and Co, 2001.
Gernsheim, Alison. Victorian and Edwardian Fashions. Dover, 1981.
Gorsline, Douglas. What People Wore. Dover, 1980.
Harris, Kristina. Victorian and Edwardian Fashions for Women: 1840-1919. Schiffer Publishing, 1995.
Harris, Kristina, Ed. Victorian Fashion in America. Dover, 2002.
Hollander, Anne. Seeing Through Clothes. University of California Press, 1993.
Johnston, Lucy. Nineteenth Century Fashions in Detail. V&A Publications, 2007.
Kohler, Carl. A History of Costume. Dover Publications, 1963.
Langley, Susan. Vintage Hats and Bonnets 1770-1970. Collector Books, 1999.
Laver, James. Costume and Fashion- A Concise History: 4th Edition. Thames and Hudson , 2002.
Leisch, Juanita. Who Wore What? Women's Wear 1861-1865. Thomas Publications, 1995.
MacDonald, Margaret et al. Whistler, Women, and Fashion. Yale University Press, 2003.
Murray, Maggie Pexton. Changing Style in Fashion- Who, What, Why? Fairchild Publications, 1990.
North, Susan and Avril Hart. Historical Fashion in Detail- 17th and 18th centuries. V&A Publications, 2007.
Perrot, Philippe. Fashioning the Bourgeoisie: A History of Clothing in the 19th century. Princeton University Press, 1994.
Ribeiro, Aileen. Ingres in Fashion. Yale University Press, 1999.
Ribeiro, Aileen. The Gallery of Fashion. Princeton, University Press, 2000.
Shep, R.L. Civil War Ladies Fashions and Needle Arts of the Early 1860s. Mendocino, 1987.
Shep, R.L. Corsets: A Visual History. Mendocino, 1993.
Shep, R.L. Regency Ettiquette: The Mirror of Graces by a Lady of Distinction. Mendocino, 1997. Original publication date 1811.
Snyder-Haug, Diane. Antique and Vintage Clothing. Collector Books, 1997.
Tortora, Phyllis and Keith Eubank. Survey of Historic Costume: 3rd Edition. Fairchild Publications, 1998.
Trestain, Eileen. Dating Fabrics: A Color Guide 1800-1960. American Quilter's Society, 1998.
Weber, Caroline. Queen of Fashion: What Marie Antoinette Wore to the Revolution. Henry Holt and Company, 2006.
Wilson, Carrie. Fashions Since Their Debut. International Textbook Co, 1940.
Waugh, Norah. Corsets and Crinolines. Routledge/Theatre Arts Books, 2004.
Weiner, Annette and Jane Schneider, Ed. Cloth and the Human Experience. Smithsonian Institute Press, 1989.
Worrell, Estelle. Children's Costume in America: 1607-1910. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1980.
Wright, Merideth. Everyday Dress in Rural America, 1783-1800. Dover, 1992.

Selected Bibliography: Images
The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art:
Kent State University Museum:
The Victoria and Albert Museum:
Memorial Hall Museum:
The Museum of Costume:
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The Manchester Gallery of Costume:
The Kyoto Costume Institute:
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