The heritage of dress : being notes on the history and evolution of clothes

  • 1907
London, England: E. Grant Richards
  • Bibliography: p. 363-367.

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London, England: E. Grant Richards
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xxvi, 393 p. : illus. XI pl. ; 23 cm.
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  1. [Cover]
  2. [Frontispiece] Very early man in Java
  3. [Title Page]
  4. [Dedication]
  5. Preface
  6. Contents
  7. List of plates
  8. List of figures
  9. Chapter I: The thrall of dress
  10. Chapter II: The origin of dress
  11. Chapter III: Development of the modern coat
  12. Chapter IV: Buttons as chronicles
  13. Chapter V: Collars and bands
  14. Chapter VI: Vestiges in the hat
  15. Chapter VII: Shoes and stockings
  16. Chapter VIII: Petticoats and trousers
  17. Chapter IX: Coats of arms
  18. Chapter X: Gloves and mittens
  19. Chapter XI: Tags, pins, and baldrics
  20. Chapter XII: Ornaments
  21. Chapter XIII: Hair dressing
  22. Chapter XIV: Special dresses
  23. Chapter XV: Servants' dress
  24. Chapter XVI: Cockades
  25. Chapter XVII: Children's dress
  26. Chapter XVIII: Wedding garments
  27. Chapter XIX: Mourning
  28. Chapter XX: Costume connected with religion
  29. Chapter XXI: Sunday clothes
  30. Chapter XXII: Academical dress
  31. Chapter XXIII: Legal dress
  32. Chapter XXIV: State and court attire
  33. Chapter XXV: Survivals in military uniforms
  34. Chapter XXVI: Naval uniform
  35. Chapter XXVII: The costume of puppets
  36. Chapter XXVIII: The clown and painting the body
  37. Chapter XXIX: Stage costumes
  38. Chapter XXX: Nightdress
  39. Chapter XXXI: The dress of animals
  40. Chapter XXXII: Colour
  41. Chapter XXXIII: Patterns
  42. Chapter XXXIV: Impressions to be gained from dress
  43. Chapter XXXV: The effect of clothes upon the individual
  44. Chapter XXXVI: Further effects of clothes on the individual
  45. Chapter XXXVII: The rise and fall of fashions
  46. Chapter XXXVIII: Dress reform
  47. Conclusion
  48. Bibliography
  49. Index
  50. [Cover]