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Paris–New York 1925

Fashion and Modernism

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Introduction Through the lens of a single dress, this chapter looks at fashion and modernism in the mid-1920s. A close reading of its design motif, an embroidered Eiffel Tower, leads to a consideration of its wider cultural, commercial...

Blossoming Economy: 1920–1929

Joy Spanabel Emery

Joy Emery is Professor Emerita of Theatre and the Curator of The Commercial Pattern Archive at the University of Rhode Island, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A History of the Paper Pattern Industry : The Home Dressmaking Fashion Revolution

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

Book chapter

...Postwar Effects While the general economy was experiencing boom years in the period between the end of the First World War and the crash of 1929, not every sewing-related business benefited. Fewer women were making their own clothes...