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Accessories To Modernity: Fashion And The Feminine In Nineteenth Century France

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"Accessories to Modernity" explores the ways in which feminine fashion accessories, such as cashmere shawls, parasols, fans, and handbags, became essential instruments in the bourgeois idealization of womanhood in nineteenth-century France. Considering how these fashionable objects were portrayed in fashion journals and illustrations, as well as fiction, the book explores ...more
Hardcover, 281 pages
Published June 10th 2010 by University of Pennsylvania Press
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