Everyday Fashions of the Thirties as Pictured in Sears Catalogs ( Dover Books on Costume & Textiles )
Stella Blum

ISBN: 048625108X   EAN: 9780486251080
Publisher: Dover Publications
Physical Info: 0.84 cms H x 30.38 cms L x 22.78 cms W (0.55 kgs) 144 pages
Binding: Paperback
Pub Date: March 1999
Annotation: For this historically accurate sampling of authentic 1930's fashion, Stella Blum, former Curator of the Costume Institute at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, selected for reproduction 133 representative pages from rare Sears catalogs of the period (1933-1939). Hundreds of illustrations record what men, women, and children were actually wearing in the '30s when, as a copy line from the fall 1930 catalog proclaimed, "Thrift is the spirit of the day. Reckless spending is a thing of the past".

Brief Description:
Over 130 fully illustrated pages from Sears catalogs record what men, women, children wore throughout 1930s. 133 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Publisher's Note.


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