Literature

LAST UPDATED: 2015-07-07

¤ Costume in Detail: Women’s Dress, 1730-1930 by Nancy Bradfield (1968, 1985, 1995, and more?)
ISBN-10: 089676026X | ISBN-13: 978-0896760264

Woooonderful and inspirational illustrations.

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¤ Patterns of Fashion 1: Englishwomen’s Dresses and Their Construction C. 1660-1860 by Janet Arnold (2005)
ISBN-10: 089676026X | ISBN-13: 978-0896760264

Has great illustrations and pattern examples, based on original findings.

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¤ Dangerous Liaisons: Fashion and Furniture in the Eighteenth Century by Koda, Harold, and Andrew Bolton, with an introduction by Mimi Hellman (2006)

Out of print… but one can read it for free online or download the PDF!
And it’s 50 megs of eyecandy and info!