A separate sphere : dressmakers in Cincinnati's golden age, 1877-1922 / Cynthia Amnéus ; with essays by Marla R. Miller, Anne Bissonnette, and Shirley Teresa Wajda

Author(s): Amnéus, Cynthia
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Subjects: Dressmaking--Ohio--Cincinnati--History--19th century--Exhibitions
Dressmaking--Ohio--Cincinnati--History--20th century--Exhibitions
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [Cincinnati] : Cincinnati Art Museum ; Lubbock, Tex. : Texas Tech University Press, c2003
Series: Costume Society of America series
LC Classification: T, TT
Physical Description: xiii, 216 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword
Acknowledgments
Dressmaking as a Trade for Women: Recovering a Lost Art(isanry) / Marla R. Miller 1
Dressmakers in Cincinnati's Golden Age, 1877-1922: An Introduction 7
1. The Ideology of the Separate Sphere 10
2. Women in the Workplace 31
3. Dressmaking as a Trade 43
4. Cincinnati: A Historical Perspective 68
5. Cincinnati's Dressmakers 78
6. Ready-Made Garments and the Rise of the Department Store 137
Conclusion 167
The 1870s Transformation of the Robe de Chambre / Anne Bissonnette 169
"A Kind of Missionary Work": The Labor and Legacy of Cincinnati's Society Women, 1877-1922 / Shirley Teresa Wajda 175
App. Dressmakers' Labels 189
Notes 195
Bibliography 205
Index 212
Additional Authors: Cincinnati Art Museum
Texas Tech University
Notes: LCCN: 2003004015
ISBN: 0896725073 (cloth : alk. paper)
ISBN: 0896725154 (pbk. : alk. paper)
"The Cincinnati Art Museum gratefully acknowledges Lazurus, the presenting sponsor of the exhibition "A separate sphere: dressmakers in Cincinnati's Golden Age, 1877-1922," the Cincinnati Art Museum, October 12, 2003 through January 4, 2004."--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-211) and index
Art & Architecture copy given by Cincinnati Art Museum
Donation Info: Donor : Cincinnati Art Museum
OCLC Number: 51848290
ISBN/ISSN: 0896725073
0896725154