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Author Hiner, Susan
Title Accessories to modernity : fashion and the feminine in nineteenth-century France / Susan Hiner
Imprint Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, c2010
book jacket
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  GT871 H662 2010    AVAILABLE    30530001055086
Descript viii, 281 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
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
Subject Fashion -- France -- History -- 19th century
Clothing and dress -- France -- History -- 19th century
Women -- France -- History -- 19th century
France -- Social life and customs -- 19th century
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