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A historical study of women's costumes as a reflection of the culture in Virginia from 1608-1900
A historical study of womenâ s costumes for selected periods as a
reflection of the culture in Virginia was designed to gain some understanding
of the costumes worn, to observe the role that clothing
played in the lives of the settlers and of the influences that brought
about changes in costume.
Much information pertaining to this subject was found in books
on history. The researcher conducted this study by visiting various
museums, reviewing related books and studying historical portraits
The researcher found that most of the information that is recorded
about clothing belonged to persons of some wealth and station of life.
The costumes, fabrics, shoes, and other apparel still in existence are
relics of past days.
Thirty~eight illustrations on costumes have been included in