The fourth workbook in the series featuring hands-on modern fabric swatches illustrating the appearance of period fabrics used for adults' and children's clothing, from voile and failles to calico and velvets.
In addition to the 32 fabric samples, the workbook contains illustrated sections with information on 1880 - 1920 fashion silhouettes, fashion tips, photographic portraits, and fabric use.
Great guide for historical societies, house museums, and vintage clothing collectors to identify fabric content of clothing in their collections.
Companion books include _Textiles for Colonial Clothing_, _Textiles for Regency Clothing 1800 - 1850_, and Textiles for Early Victorian Clothing 1850-1880.
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Diane Fagan Affleck is the director of interpretation at the American Textile History Museum and oversees the temporary exhibitions program. In her previous capacity as senior curator of the museum, Fagan Affleck focused her research on nineteenth-century printed textiles and American handweaving. She is a graduate of St. Lawrence University and holds an MA from The George Washington University.
Karen Herbaugh is curator of the textile, clothing and pre-industrial machinery collections at the American Textile History Museum. She holds a BS from Arizona State University and an MS from Oregon State University in historic costume and textiles, and a minor in museum studies. Her current research interests are Sino-Japanese influence on Western dress and textile designs created by the Associated American Artists during the 1950s.
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Book Description Q Graphics, 2004. Soft Cover. Book Condition: vg+. spiral bound; 11" tall; 54pp; b/w ils; 23 fabric samples tipped in; bibliography ISBN:0965819795. Paperback. Bookseller Inventory # 102599