Sites in this category cover "Western Hemisphere" historic costumes, in keeping with the majority of costume publications. Sites focusing on Eastern and traditional costume can be found in the Ethnic and Folk portion of this costume category.
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Access over 3500 pictures that depict period costume, fabrics and fashion accessories: paintings, prints, fashion plates, and photographs of extant items.
Deliberately Concealed Garments Project
The Textile Conservation Centre at the University of Southampton explores the folk tradition of concealing clothing in the fabric of buildings. Includes a database of garment finds in the United Kingdom.
Pauline Weston Thomas and Guy Thomas place costume alongside the social history of an era, focusing on fashion from 1800. Includes undergarments, haute couture and British royal fashion.
The Ladies Treasury of Costume and Fashion
An ezine of 19th and 20th century costume and needlework resources, offering articles on period dress and related social history, plus free patterns based on original ladies' books and magazines.
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