Children's Fashions 1900-1950 As Pictured in Sears Catalogs [NOOK Book]

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The pages of this new book, excellently reproduced from rare copies of Sears catalogs, depict what average American youngsters, ages 4 to 16, were wearing during the first half of the twentieth century. Here, among other items, are Knickerbocker suits from 1914, starting at $1.95; elegant organdy and chiffon party dresses from 1918, selling at an average price of $4.28; boys' cowboy, Indian, and baseball outfits for less than two dollars; aviator helmets, knitted hats, and golf-styled caps, all under $1.00; and ...
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Overview


The pages of this new book, excellently reproduced from rare copies of Sears catalogs, depict what average American youngsters, ages 4 to 16, were wearing during the first half of the twentieth century. Here, among other items, are Knickerbocker suits from 1914, starting at $1.95; elegant organdy and chiffon party dresses from 1918, selling at an average price of $4.28; boys' cowboy, Indian, and baseball outfits for less than two dollars; aviator helmets, knitted hats, and golf-styled caps, all under $1.00; and a selection of fashionable coats for the high school crowd in 1946, starting at $12.98. A rich social document that will interest a wide audience of social historians and fashion enthusiasts, this panoramic window to the past will also appeal to anyone fascinated by fashions of a bygone era.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486141152
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 2/13/2013
  • Series: Dover Fashion and Costumes
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 1,305,031
  • File size: 61 MB
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CHILDREN'S FASHIONS 1900â?"1950

AS PICTURED IN SEARS CATALOGS


By JoAnne Olian

DOVER PUBLICATIONS, INC

Copyright © 2003 Sears, Roebuck & Co.
All rights reserved.
ISBN: 978-0-486-14115-2


CHAPTER 1

HILDREN'S DRESSES.


When ordering Children's Dresses, state age

No 7519

59 ¢


No. 7519. GINGHAM DRESS, pink, sky, and navy, lace trimmed, sizes 2, 3, 4 and 5 years, 59c

No 7520

75 ¢


No. 7520. GINGHAM DRESS, pink, sky, and navy, trimmed with edging of hemstitched lawn, sizes 2, 3, 4 and 5 years. 75c

No. 7523. DRESS, similar style to No. 7520, made of fine quality pink and blue gingham, trimmed with fine tucks and hemstitched lawn, sizes 2, 3, 4 and 5 years. 1.25

No 7522

98 ¢


No. 7522. GINGHAM DRESS, pink, sky, and navy, tucked yoke, sizes 2, 3, 4 and 5 years, 98c

No 7524

1.39 ¢


No. 7524. DRESS made of plain chambray, colors pink, blue, and red, tucked yoke, with fancy braid trimming, sizes 2, 3, 4 and 5 years, 1.39

No 7526

1.75 ¢


No. 7526. DRESS, made of plain chambray colors pink, blue, and red, trimmed with white pique and fancy braid, sizes 2, 3, 4 and 5 years. 1.75

No 7527

1.98 ¢


No. 7527. LONG-WAISTED DRESS, of fine gingham, colors pink, blue, navy, and red, trimmed with embroidery insertion and elaborate tucking, sizes 2, 3, 4 and 5 years, 1.98

No 7528

1.25 ¢


No. 7528. GINGHAM DRESS, in pink and blue, trimmed with lace, sizes 6, 8, 10, 12 and 14 years. 1.25

No 7529

1.50 ¢


No. 7529. GINGHAM DRESS, in pink, navy and light blue, trimmed with fancy braid, sizes 6, 8, 10, 12 and 14 years 1.50

No 7530

2.00 ¢


No. 7530. DRESS made of gingham and chambray combination, colors pink, sky, and navy, trimmed with fancy braid, sizes 6, 8,10,12 and 14 years. 2.00

No 4600

3.25 ¢


No. 4600. SAILOR SUIT, made of navy blue all-wool serge, lined throughout, trimmed with soutache braid, kilted skirt, sizes 20, 22, 24 and 26 inches long. 3.25

No 4601

3.50 ¢


No. 4601. DRESS, made of navy blue all-wool serge, lined throughout, trimmed with straps of silk, sizes 26, 28, 30, 33 and 36 inches long, 3.50

Our prices are always the lowest at which "Honest Goods" can be made.


GIRLS' LONG COATS OR AUTOMOBILE JACKETS.

SPECIALTIES IN CHILDREN'S COATS.

Positively the very best styles shown; made of honest material and superior workmanship. All desirable goods that will wear and look well.

When ordering please state catalogue number, color, age and number of inches around the bust.


CHILDREN'S REEFER JACKETS.

No. 17T385

$1.75


NO.17T385 CHILD'S REEFEK JACKET. MADE OF GOOD QUALITY MELTON CLOTH. Double breasted front, coat shaped collar and lapels, box back. Lined throughout with spun grass lining. Embroidered with soutache braid. Colors, blue with red embroidery and red with blue embroidery.

Price. (If by mail postage, extra, 35 cents). $1.75

No. 17T386

$2.35


No. 17T386 CHILD'S REEFER JACKET. MADE OF GOOD QUALITY BEAVER. Double breasted front. Loose back. Trimmed with soutache braid on the collar, on shoulder cape and around the sleeves. Facing in front of same material. Colors, blue with white trimming or castor with brown trimming.

Price. (If by mail, postage extra, 38 cents). $2.35

No. 17T387

$2.50


No. 17T387 CHILD'S REEFER JACKET MADE OF GOOD QUALITY HEAVY WEIGHT MELTON. Double breasted front, coat shaped collar and lapels; patch pockets; bound around collar and lapels with satin folds and silk cord. Similar trimming around sleeves. Colors, blue or red. Price ... (If by mail, postage extra, 35 cents). $2.50

No. 17T388

$2.65


No. 17T388 VERY NOBBY CHILD'S REEFER JACKET. MADE OF ALL WOOL BEAVER CLOTH. Double breasted front, loose back Silk cord trimming on sleeves, on collar and on shoulder cape which is also inlaid with black velvet. Facing in front of same material. Best value for the money. Colors, blue or red.

Price. (If by mail, postage extra, 38 cents). $2.65

No. 17T389

$2.98


No. 17T389 CHILD'S VERY STYLISH REEFER JACKET, MADE OK ALL WOOL KERSEY. Double breasted front, loose back, square shoulder cape and stylish cuffs. Shoulder cape is trimmed with satin folds and strap trimming of the same material. Satin fold trimming around the cuffs as well as on the collar, Colors, blue with black trimming or castor with brown trimming. Price. $2.98

If by mail, postage extra, 41 cents.

No.17T390

$3.98


No. 17T390 CHILD'S REEFER JACKET OR BOX COAT. VERY PRETTY. MADE OF ALL WOOL KERSEY. Double breasted front, loose back coat shaped collar and lapels, velvet collar and cuffs. Facing in front of same material. Lined half way with mercerized sateen. Colors , red or castor. Price. $3.98

If by mail, postage extra, 38 cents.


CHILDREN'S LONG COATS.

We don't make any changes if the young lady is large for her age. Please state so and give bust measurements.

No. 17T391

$2.98


No. 17T391 CHILD'S LONG COAT OR RAGLAN. MADE OF GOOD QUALITY WOOL MIXED MELTON. Double breasted front, velvet collar. Piping of velvet around the lapels in front and on sleeves showing the cuff effect; on side pockets, on yoke in front and on pointed yoke in back. Facing in front of same material. Colors, oxford gray with an invisible fancy plaid. Very serviceable.

Price. (If by mail, postage extra, 58 cents). $2.98

No. 1TT392

$3.25


NO.1TT392 CHILD'S NEWMARKET OR RAGLAN COAT. MADE OF GOOD QUALITY HEAVY WEIGHT MELTON. Double breasted front, buttoning up to the neck. Storm collar. Facing in front of same material. Loose back neatly trimmed with an inch wide velvet strip on pointed yoke in front, in back as well as on sleeves. Very attractive and stylish. Colors, blue only.

Price. (If l"y mail postage, extra, 58 cents). $3.25

No. 17T393

$3.98


No. 17T393 CHILD'S NEWMARKET OR RAGLAN. MADE IN THE VERY NEWEST GIBSON STYLE DOUBLE BREASTED FRONT, half tight back, bound around the collar and cuffs with black braid and trimmed on yoke in front across shoulders and on the shoulder pleat with the same trimming. Colors, blue or red. price. (If by mail, postage extra, 60 cents). $3.98


(Continues...)

Excerpted from CHILDREN'S FASHIONS 1900â?"1950 by JoAnne Olian. Copyright © 2003 Sears, Roebuck & Co.. Excerpted by permission of DOVER PUBLICATIONS, INC.
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