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

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Webb, Wilfred Mark, 1868-
The heritage of dress: being notes on the history and evolution of clothes
London, England: E. Grant Richards, 1907
xxvi, 393 p. illus. XI pl. 23 cm.

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Contents

[Cover] The heritage of dress

[Half-title] The heritage of dress, pp. [i] ff.

[Frontispiece] Very early man in Java

[Title page] The heritage of dress, pp. [iii] ff.

[Dedication] , pp. [v] ff.

Preface, pp. vii-x

Contents, pp. xi-xvi

[Contents] List of plates, pp. xvii-xviii

[Contents] List of figures, pp. xix-xxvi

Chapter I: The thrall of dress, pp. 1-5

Chapter II: The origin of dress, pp. 6-14

Chapter III: Development of the modern coat, pp. 15-24

Chapter IV: Buttons as chronicles, pp. 25-40

Chapter V: Collars and bands, pp. 41-48

Chapter VI: Vestiges in the hat, pp. 49-61

Chapter VII: Shoes and stockings, pp. 62-71

Chapter VIII: Petticoats and trousers, pp. 72-82

Chapter IX: Coats of arms, pp. 83-93

Chapter X: Gloves and mittens, pp. 94-99

Chapter XI: Tags, pins, and baldrics, pp. 100-110

Chapter XII: Ornaments, pp. 111-125

Chapter XIII: Hair dressing, pp. 126-134

Chapter XIV: Special dresses, pp. 135-138

Chapter XV: Servants' dress, pp. 139-151

Chapter XVI: Cockades, pp. 152-161

Chapter XVII: Children's dress, pp. 162-174

Chapter XVIII: Wedding garments, pp. 175-180

Chapter XIX: Mourning, pp. 181-183

Chapter XX: Costume connected with religion, pp. 184-204

Chapter XXI: Sunday clothes, pp. 205-207

Chapter XXII: Academical dress, pp. 208-214

Chapter XXIII: Legal dress, pp. 215-220

Chapter XXIV: State and court attire, pp. 221-232

Chapter XXV: Survivals in military uniforms, pp. 233-250

Chapter XXVI: Naval uniform, pp. 251-252

Chapter XXVII: The costume of puppets, pp. 253-268

Chapter XXVIII: The clown and painting the body, pp. 269-281

Chapter XXIX: Stage costumes, pp. 282-286

Chapter XXX: Nightdress, pp. 287-290

Chapter XXXI: The dress of animals, pp. 291-304

Chapter XXXII: Colour, pp. 305-310

Chapter XXXIII: Patterns, pp. 311-314

Chapter XXXIV: Impressions to be gained from dress, pp. 315-321

Chapter XXXV: The effect of clothes upon the individual, pp. 322-338

Chapter XXXVI: Further effects of clothes on the individual, pp. 339-342

Chapter XXXVII: The rise and fall of fashions, pp. 343-353

Chapter XXXVIII: Dress reform, pp. 354-361

Conclusion, p. 362

Bibliography, pp. 363-367 ff.

Index, pp. 369-393 ff.

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