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The Resource The lost art of dress : the women who once made America stylish, Linda Przybyszewski

The lost art of dress : the women who once made America stylish, Linda Przybyszewski

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The lost art of dress : the women who once made America stylish
Title
The lost art of dress
Title remainder
the women who once made America stylish
Statement of responsibility
Linda Przybyszewski
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The Lost Art of Dress explores how, in the first half of the 20th century, a remarkable group of women, whom Przybyszewski calls the Dress Doctors, taught Americans how to dress well and spearheaded a nationwide movement toward beautiful, economical, and egalitarian fashion. By the 1960s, however, the reign of the Dress Doctors was coming to an end. During the 70's and 80's, the rejection of the Dress Doctors went even further, as feminist groups targeted Home Economics classes in schools as examples of society's pervasive sexism"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Przybyszewski, Linda
Dewey number
746.9/2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
TT507
LC item number
.P79 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fashion
  • Women fashion designers
  • United States
  • DESIGN / Fashion
  • HISTORY / United States / 20th Century
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Women
  • HISTORY / Social History
Label
The lost art of dress : the women who once made America stylish, Linda Przybyszewski
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introducing the Dress Doctors -- Art: principles for beauty -- Occasions: the duty and pleasure of dress -- Thrift: much for little -- Revolt: the fall of the Dress Doctors -- Aftermath: tyrannies of age and size
Control code
1545577
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 347 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780465036714
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013045448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1545577
  • (OCoLC)853310552
Label
The lost art of dress : the women who once made America stylish, Linda Przybyszewski
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introducing the Dress Doctors -- Art: principles for beauty -- Occasions: the duty and pleasure of dress -- Thrift: much for little -- Revolt: the fall of the Dress Doctors -- Aftermath: tyrannies of age and size
Control code
1545577
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xv, 347 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780465036714
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Lccn
2013045448
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1545577
  • (OCoLC)853310552

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