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Muffs and Morals

By: Pearl Binder

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, George G. Harrap: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 236017

Condition: Good Condition


This is a frank and stimulating account of dress and fashion, male and female. The history of fashion as it relates to moral standards; chapters include the dress and the job, beards and moustaches, cosmetics and patches, hairdressing and wigs, foundations and underwear, jewellery and clothes, sumptuary laws, umberellas, walking sticks and fans, children and their clothes, the influence of the East. Interesting section on beards 1855 which are now back in fashion "the beard is a great protection to the teeth and throat under the rough exposures to which the sterner sex are liable". Wit... View more info