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Mourning dress : a costume and social history / Lou Taylor.

Author/Creator:
Taylor, Lou.
Publication:
London ; Boston : G. Allen and Unwin, 1983.
Format/Description:
Book
327 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Costume -- Europe -- History.
Costume -- United States -- History.
Mourning etiquette -- Europe -- History.
Mourning etiquette -- United States -- History.
Mourning customs -- Europe -- History.
Mourning customs -- United States -- History.
Mourning jewelry.
Grief.
Funeral rites and ceremonies.
Death.
Contents:
The function and ritual of European funerals
The social status of widows
The origins of fashionable mourning dress up to 1600
Mourning dress, 1600-1700
Mourning dress, 1700-1800
Mourning dress 1800 - 1910
Childrend and mourning
The mourning dress and textile industries
Mourning jewelry
The colours of mourning
The breakdown of mourning traditions: mourning dress from 1910
Appendix 1: A selection of popular mourning fabrics
Appendix 2: Periods of mourning.
Notes:
Includes index.
Bibliography: p. 322-323.
Local notes:
Athenaeum copy: Dornsife/VSA.
ISBN:
0047460164
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