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Historic Costume Across Time: Home

Resources that cover more than one century

Subject searching & Keyword searching

Search OBIS with these subject headings or combine them in a keyword search. For visual reference titles add the subheading Pictorial works

More about keyword searching

Broad subjects:

Clothing and dress

Costume

Dressmaking

Fashion

Women's clothing

Narrower terms:

Fans

Fashion accessories - use Dress accessories

Handkerchiefs

Jewelry

Military uniforms

Pattern design

Uniforms

Veils

Wedding costume

Wigs

Subdivisions: 

Jewelry under ethnic groups

Clothing under names of individual persons and under classes of persons and ethnic groups

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Also of use

Dress:_The_Journal_of_the_Costume_Society_of_America

   Dress: The journal of the Costume Society of America
   Art Library, GT605.D74.  1981, 1983-1991