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Commodified Craft, Creative Community

The Culture of Sewing : Gender, Consumption and Home Dressmaking

Berg, 1999

Book chapter

...In 1857, seventeen-year old Susan Trautwine noted in her diary: ‘This morning my cloak came home. I did not like it as much as Clara’s. So I expect to go with Clara to Mrs Mitchell’s tomorrow and ask her if she will make me one like Clara’s...

Seventh Avenue

The Berg Companion to Fashion

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

Encyclopedia entry

...When a famed street is both conceptual and geographic, as Seventh Avenue in New York City is, commenting on it becomes many-pronged. To David Wolfe, the creative director of the Doneger Group, a major buying office, Seventh Avenue...

Dress and Culture in Greenwich Village

Twentieth-Century American Fashion

Berg, 2008

Book chapter

...Editors’ Introduction: When the Gilded Age ended on the eve of the First World War, some Americans expressed dissatisfaction with the conventional life. Intellectuals in Greenwich Village in New York City began to practice alternative...

Indian Madras Fashion

Sandra Lee Evenson

University of Idaho Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bibliographic guide

...Indian madras, or simply madras, is unique among fashion fabrics because of the consistency of its form and resulting satisfaction in use. At the same time, its subtle mutability within that form has made it popular with a wide range...

The Northeast

Linda Welters

Linda Welters is Professor of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising and Design and Director of the Graduate Program at the University of Rhode Island, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Three broad regions based on geographical and cultural boundaries make up the Northeast: Coastal, Saint Lawrence Lowlands, and Great Lakes–Riverine. During prehistoric times, tribes adapted to climatic changes and cultural innovations...

The Textile Industry

Sara J. Kadolph

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Sara B. Marcketti

Sara B. Marcketti is an associate professor at Iowa State University, USA, where she serves as an associate director in the Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching and formerly served as curator at the Textiles and Clothing Museum. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 3 : The United States and Canada

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Any overview of the textile industry in the United States and Canada will focus primarily on the United States until the latter part of the nineteenth century, as Canada and its textile production were still controlled by Britain until...