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Bags and purses

Bags and purses

Author: Vanda Foster
Publisher: London : B.T. Batsford ; [New York] : [Distributed by Drama Book Publishers], 1982.
Series: Costume accessories series.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Foster, Vanda.
Bags and purses.
London : B.T. Batsford ; [New York : Distributed by Drama Book Publishers], 1982
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Vanda Foster
ISBN: 0713437723 9780713437720
OCLC Number: 9457352
Notes: Distributor from label on title page.
Description: 96 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: 1: 1600-1800 --
From pouches to pockets --
Tie pockets --
Seventeenth-century sweet bags and purses --
'The gift of a friend' --
Eighteenth-century purses --
The purse trade --
Letter cases and pocket books --
From work bags to reticules --
2: 1800-1900 --
Inventive reticules --
More pockets and reticules --
Chatelaines and chatelaine bags --
From carriage bags to hand bags --
More purses and pocket books --
3: 1900-1980 --
Purse bags and Dorothy bags --
Plastics and pochettes --
Cruise bags and beads --
From gasmask bags to airline bags --
From dolly bags to softbags --
'Man bags'.
Series Title: Costume accessories series.
Responsibility: Vanda Foster.


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