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Clothing for Adults in Iowa, 1850-1899
The Annals of Iowa
In completing the research for the following study, I visited thirty museums and historical societies in Iowa, photographing and making detailed descriptions of 215 garments of adult women and men. Museum records often provided the name of the donor or original owner of individual garments, the most useful of which had an assured Iowa connection. Dates assigned to garments by donors or museum staff were corroborated hy reference to fashion plates in such periodicals as Godey's Lady's Book anddoi:10.17077/0003-4827.8817 fatcat:c75icsx5xnbf7bm6rsykdro6f4