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Author Hiner, Susan
Title Accessories to modernity [electronic resource] : fashion and the feminine in nineteenth-century France / Susan Hiner
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2010. (Baltimore, Md. : Project MUSE, 2013)
book jacket
Descript 1 online resource (viii, 281 p.) : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-272) and index
La Femme comme il (en) faut and the pursuit of distinction -- Unpacking the Corbeille de mariage -- "Cashmere fever": virtue and the domestication of the exotic -- Mademoiselle Ombrelle: shielding the fair sex -- Fan fetish: gender, nostalgia, and commodification -- Between good intentions and ulterior motives: the culture of handbags -- Epilogue. The feminine accessory
Description based on print version record
Subject Women -- France -- History -- 19th century
Clothing and dress -- France -- History -- 19th century
Fashion -- France -- History -- 19th century
France -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
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