Original and authentic fashion patterns from the America of the first half of the Nineteenth Century these images are from vintage issues of Peterson's Magazine
, a popular 19th-century ladies fashion journal. U.S civil war era patterns are shown with measurements and shapes to follow, explanatory text and notes, and an original image of the finished article.
This is an immensely useful and authentic guide to the designs and women's clothing of the period, with patterns including dinner dresses, nightcaps, jackets, skirts and other apparel for women and children.
Ideal for costume designers, historians, and collectors the book features suggestions for re-creating the garments with modern tools and techniques.Illustrations:
Over 300 diagrams and illustrationsCopyright: