Victorian women's clothing and accessories in the United States from 1894 to 1901, as described in newspapers, magazines, catalogs, etiquette guides, and personal reminiscences. Illustrations from American magazines. Authored by Sarah E. Mitchell of VintageDesigns.com. Published 2007. 12 illustrations, 129 research notes, 37 pages. 5.5 x 8.5 inches. Soft cover, saddle-stitched. ISBN-10: 1-929384-09-2. ISBN-13: 978-1-929384-09-9.
Grace in Skirt and Sleeve: Victorian Ladies' Clothing 1894-1901 documents the clothing and accessories worn in the United States during the late Victorian period. Newspapers from the South and catalogs from the Midwest are quoted, as well as fashion magazines from New York, for a well-balanced view of nationwide trends. The book is illustrated with black and white fashion illustrations and drawings from the period.
The book also includes information on how clothes were acquired, and attitudes toward body shape.
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