The Lady's Stratagem by Frances Grimble
A Repository of 1820s Directions for the Toilet, Mantua-Making, Stay-Making, Millinery & Etiquette

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The Lady's Stratagem is a comprehensive, step-by-step, illustrated guide to early 19th-century dress....

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Frances Grimble is the author of nine books on historic costume and vintage clothing. Over 60 of her articles on sewing and vintage clothes have appeared in national magazines, such as Threads, Sew News, and Antique Trader Weekly. Frances Grimble has been a how-to writer and editor since 1983. She has worked for book publishers, magazine publishers, and software companies; she has written a number of user manuals and coauthored a computer book. Frances Grimble has substantial formal education in researching social history and in clothing design. In 1974 she began making historical reproductions for periods from the Renaissance into the 1920s. Since 1972, she has collected vintage clothing and accessories from the late 18th century into the mid 20th.
Published January 1, 2009 by Lavolta Press. 755 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Education & Reference, Arts & Photography.

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