Jane Austen's Wardrobe.

SKU: 17645

Acclaimled dress historian Davidson begins every chapter with a quote from Jane Austen's letters, then goes into detail on the precise meaning of the words, to Austen, in her time. Liberal beautiful illustrations accompany the text, bringing us right into Austen's material world. Dresses, spences, pelisses, shawls, cloaks, shows, gloves, fans, tims, jewellery, and undergarments are all treated with Davidson's loving attention. The book is beatifully bound as well, with pale yellow cloth covers, the contents printed on heavy paper, and a gorgeous jacket with cloth pattern panels. Includes a Timeline, Recommended Reading, Glossry, Bibliography, and helpful Index. Yale University Press. 2023. Hb, Dj. NEW. $31.00
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