• Title: Calico Chronicle: Texas Women and Their Fashions, 1830 - 1910
  • Author: Betty J. Mills
  • ISBN: 9780896721289
  • Page: 471
  • Format: Paperback
  • Calico Chronicle Texas Women and Their Fashions Calico Chronicle offers a rare glimpse into the daily routine of Texas women by showing us their everyday fashions Photos from the costume collection of The Museum Texas Tech University and reproduc
    Calico Chronicle offers a rare glimpse into the daily routine of Texas women by showing us their everyday fashions Photos from the costume collection of The Museum, Texas Tech University, and reproductions from mail order catalogs of the period illustrate this valuable book.

    One Reply to “Calico Chronicle: Texas Women and Their Fashions, 1830 - 1910”

    1. The nice thing about Calico Chronicle is that it deals specifically with the clothes of pioneer women, rather than just the cutting edge of fashion in the cities where styles were set. It discusses how ordinary women made and wore their clothes on a daily basis. Though its focus is on Texas, most of the information can be applied to the American frontier as a whole.The first part of the book takes a detailed look at the style and construction of everyday dress in earlier years (i.e. the 1830s th [...]

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