Buckskin Dresses and Pumpkin Breeches: Colonial Fashions from the 1580s to the 1760s

Buckskin Dresses and Pumpkin Breeches Colonial Fashions from the s to the s What would you have worn if you lived during the Colonial era It depends on who you were For example many Native American women made skirts or dresses out of deerskin and they completed the look wit

  • Title: Buckskin Dresses and Pumpkin Breeches: Colonial Fashions from the 1580s to the 1760s
  • Author: Kate Havelin
  • ISBN: 9780761358879
  • Page: 415
  • Format: Hardcover
  • What would you have worn if you lived during the Colonial era It depends on who you were For example, many Native American women made skirts or dresses out of deerskin, and they completed the look with jewelry crafted from metal, shells, stones, pearls, or animal bones But in European settlements, women of fashion dressed in many layers One of the first layers was a stWhat would you have worn if you lived during the Colonial era It depends on who you were For example, many Native American women made skirts or dresses out of deerskin, and they completed the look with jewelry crafted from metal, shells, stones, pearls, or animal bones But in European settlements, women of fashion dressed in many layers One of the first layers was a stay a corset like garment made of whalebone that tied or laced around the chest On top of that, they put on a bodice, a waistcoat or a jacket, and several heavy petticoats Read about Colonial fashions from wigs to beaver pelt hats and linen caps in this fascinating book

    One thought on “Buckskin Dresses and Pumpkin Breeches: Colonial Fashions from the 1580s to the 1760s”

    1. I really like the idea of this series, and this is the first one I read. For the most part it lived up to my expectations. I think this is a great way to teach kids about the fashions of this period, and it has plenty of pictures/illustrations to keep it interesting. As an adult, I was interested in it, and I think I would have loved it if I had read it back in my elementary school days. The one thing that bugged me is throughout the book they keep doing lists in "bullet" form. And while I can u [...]

    2. Excellent series about historical dress. I liked that it showed what the dress was for all classes of life.I would recommend.

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