Fabricating Women: The Seamstresses of the Old Regime of France, 1675-1791.
Over 500 pages. B&w illustrations. Extensive endnotes, index, and a long bibliography for researchers. Deep dive into all areas, including the culture of clothing, tools of the trade, training and career paths, the formation of guilds, the labor market, gender and legal issues, social mobility. Book is like new but for slight handling damage to both front and back top cover corners (see picture). Duke University Press. Durham & London. 2001. Paper. USED. $15.00