OBIS -- Start your search in OBIS. The concepts below transfer to all the other databases on this tab.
Each database on this tab has their own, unique, set of subject headings and can be searched by subject or keyword.
Browse subjects for relevant material (the highlighted subjects below link to OBIS searches)
|Specific items||Specific items||Broad concepts|
|Shawls||Jewelry||19th century [or 18th century, 17th century, etc.]|
|Fans||Dress accessories||Pattern design|
|Footwear||Mililnery||Clothing and dress|
Keyword searches work best when combining broad concepts (like those listed above):
Dress: The journal of the Costume Society of America
Art Library, GT605.D74