Mourning Dress (Routledge Revivals): A Costume and Social History

Mourning Dress (Routledge Revivals): A Costume and Social History

by Lou Taylor
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415556546

ISBN-13: 9780415556545

Pub. Date: 08/13/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First published in 1983, Mourning Dress chronicles the development of European and American mourning dress and etiquette from the Middle Ages to the present day, highlighting similarities and differences in practices between the different social strata. The result is a book which is not only of major importance to students of the history of dress but also to anyone

Overview

First published in 1983, Mourning Dress chronicles the development of European and American mourning dress and etiquette from the Middle Ages to the present day, highlighting similarities and differences in practices between the different social strata. The result is a book which is not only of major importance to students of the history of dress but also to anyone who enjoys social history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415556545
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/13/2010
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.69(d)
Age Range:
1 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1. The Function and Ritual of European Funerals 2. The Social Status of Widows 3. The Origins of Fashionable Mourning Dress up to 1600 4. Mourning Dress, 1600-1700 5. Mourning Dress, 1700-1800 6. Mourning Dress 1800-1910 7. Children and Mourning 8. The Mourning Dress and Textile Industries 9. Mourning Jewellery 10. The Colours of Mourning 11. The Breakdown of Mourning Traditions: Mourning Dress from 1910.

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