Shelter and Clothing: A Textbook of the Household Arts. Helen KINNE, Anna COOLEY.
Shelter and Clothing: A Textbook of the Household Arts

Shelter and Clothing: A Textbook of the Household Arts

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1916. Early Edition. Cloth. 4 7/8 X 7 3/8 Inches. 377 [5] PP. Very Good. Item #4899

Illustrated practical early 20th Century manual to home planning, construction, ventilation etc. As the title would indicate, the book also delves into decorating the home and fashion. Several full-page B/W photos of cotton being picked and processed. Chapters on costume design, undergarments, embroidery, cutting and making garments and construction of dresses. While not specifically advertised as such, the book was written by women for women.

Price: $20.00

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