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Two Centuries of Costume in America, Volume 1 (1620-1820)

By Alice Morse Earle
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  • TWO CENTURIES OF COSTUME IN AMERICA MDCXX-MDCCCXX
  • ALICE MORSE EARLE AUTHOR OF "SUN-DIALS AND ROSES OF YESTERDAY" "OLD TIME GARDENS," ETC.
  • VOLUME I
    • Nineteen Hundred and Three
      • Madam Padishal and Child.
    • Madam Padishal and Child.
  • CONTENTS
    • VOL. I
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS IN VOLUME I
  • CHAPTER I
    • APPAREL OF THE PURITAN AND PILGRIM FATHERS
  • CHAPTER I
    • APPAREL OF THE PURITAN AND PILGRIM FATHERS
      • Governor John Endicott
      • Governor Edward Winslow.
      • Governor John Winthrop.
      • Governor Simon Bradstreet.
      • Sir Richard Saltonstall.
      • Sir Walter Raleigh.
      • Sir Walter Raleigh and Son.
      • Robert Devereux
      • Cromwell dissolving Parliament.
      • Sir William Waller.
      • The right Honourable Ferdinand--Lord Fairfax.
      • Mr. Alderman Abell and Richard Kilvert, the two maine Projectors for Wine, 1641.
      • Reverend John Cotton.
      • Reverend Cotton Mather.
      • Slashed Sleeves, temp. Charles I.
    • Governor John Endicott
    • Governor Edward Winslow.
    • Governor John Winthrop.
    • Governor Simon Bradstreet.
    • Sir Richard Saltonstall.
    • Sir Walter Raleigh.
    • Sir Walter Raleigh and Son.
    • Robert Devereux
    • Cromwell dissolving Parliament.
    • Sir William Waller.
    • The right Honourable Ferdinand--Lord Fairfax.
    • Mr. Alderman Abell and Richard Kilvert, the two maine Projectors for Wine, 1641.
    • Reverend John Cotton.
    • Reverend Cotton Mather.
    • Slashed Sleeves, temp. Charles I.
  • CHAPTER II
    • DRESS OF THE NEW ENGLAND MOTHERS
  • CHAPTER II
    • DRESS OF THE NEW ENGLAND MOTHERS
      • Mrs. William Clark.
      • Lady Mary Armine.
      • The Tub-preacher.
      • Old Venice Point Lace.
      • Rebecca Rawson.
      • Elizabeth Paddy Wensley.
      • Mrs. Simeon Stoddard.
      • Ancient Black Lace.
      • Virago-sleeve.
      • Ninon de l'Enclos.
      • Lady Catharina Howard.
      • Costumes of Englishwomen of the Seventeenth Century.
    • Mrs. William Clark.
    • Lady Mary Armine.
    • The Tub-preacher.
    • Old Venice Point Lace.
    • Rebecca Rawson.
    • Elizabeth Paddy Wensley.
    • Mrs. Simeon Stoddard.
    • Ancient Black Lace.
    • Virago-sleeve.
    • Ninon de l'Enclos.
    • Lady Catharina Howard.
    • Costumes of Englishwomen of the Seventeenth Century.
  • CHAPTER III
    • ATTIRE OF VIRGINIA DAMES AND THEIR NEIGHBORS
  • CHAPTER III
    • ATTIRE OF VIRGINIA DAMES AND THEIR NEIGHBORS
      • Mrs. Livingstone.
      • Mrs. Magdalen Beekman.
      • Lady Anne Clifford.
      • Lady Herrman.
      • Elizabeth Cromwell.
      • Pocahontas.
      • Duchess of Buckingham and her Two Children.
      • A Woman's Doublet. Mrs. Anne Turner.
    • Mrs. Livingstone.
    • Mrs. Magdalen Beekman.
    • Lady Anne Clifford.
    • Lady Herrman.
    • Elizabeth Cromwell.
    • Pocahontas.
    • Duchess of Buckingham and her Two Children.
    • A Woman's Doublet. Mrs. Anne Turner.
  • CHAPTER IV
    • A VAIN PURITAN GRANDMOTHER
  • CHAPTER IV
    • A VAIN PURITAN GRANDMOTHER
      • A Puritan Dame.
      • Penelope Winslow.
      • Gold-fringed Gloves of Governor Leverett.
      • Embroidered Petticoat Band.
      • Blue Brocade Gown and Quilted Satin Petticoat.
    • A Puritan Dame.
    • Penelope Winslow.
    • Gold-fringed Gloves of Governor Leverett.
    • Embroidered Petticoat Band.
    • Blue Brocade Gown and Quilted Satin Petticoat.
  • CHAPTER V
    • THE EVOLUTION OF COATS AND WAISTCOATS
  • CHAPTER V
    • THE EVOLUTION OF COATS AND WAISTCOATS
      • A Plain Jerkin.
      • A Doublet.
      • James, Duke of York.
      • An Embroidered Jerkin.
      • John Lilburne.
      • Colonel William Legge.
      • Sir Thomas Orchard, Knight
      • The English Antick.
      • George I.
      • Three Cassock Sleeves and a Buff-coat Sleeve.
      • Henry Bennet, Earl of Arlington.
      • Figures from Funeral Procession of the Duke of Albemarle, 1670.
      • Earl of Southampton.
    • A Plain Jerkin.
    • A Doublet.
    • James, Duke of York.
    • An Embroidered Jerkin.
    • John Lilburne.
    • Colonel William Legge.
    • Sir Thomas Orchard, Knight
    • The English Antick.
    • George I.
    • Three Cassock Sleeves and a Buff-coat Sleeve.
    • Henry Bennet, Earl of Arlington.
    • Figures from Funeral Procession of the Duke of Albemarle, 1670.
    • Earl of Southampton.
  • CHAPTER VI
    • RUFFS AND BANDS
  • CHAPTER VI
    • RUFFS AND BANDS
      • A Bowdoin Portrait.
      • William Pyncheon.
      • Reverend Jonathan Edwards.
      • Captain George Curwen.
      • Lace Gorget and Cane of Captain George Curwen.
      • Governor Coddington.
      • Thomas Fayerweather.
      • "King" Carter in Youth, by Sir Godfrey Kneller.
    • A Bowdoin Portrait.
    • William Pyncheon.
    • Reverend Jonathan Edwards.
    • Captain George Curwen.
    • Lace Gorget and Cane of Captain George Curwen.
    • Governor Coddington.
    • Thomas Fayerweather.
    • "King" Carter in Youth, by Sir Godfrey Kneller.
  • CHAPTER VII
    • CAPS AND BEAVERS IN COLONIAL DAYS
  • CHAPTER VII
    • CAPS AND BEAVERS IN COLONIAL DAYS
      • City Flat-cap worn by "Bilious" Bale.
      • King James I of England.
      • Fulke Greville (Lord Brooke).
      • James Douglas (Earl of Morton).
      • Elihu Yale.
      • Thomas Cecil.
      • Cornelius Steinwyck.
      • Hat with a Glove as a Favor.
    • City Flat-cap worn by "Bilious" Bale.
    • King James I of England.
    • Fulke Greville (Lord Brooke).
    • James Douglas (Earl of Morton).
    • Elihu Yale.
    • Thomas Cecil.
    • Cornelius Steinwyck.
    • Hat with a Glove as a Favor.
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • THE VENERABLE HOOD
  • CHAPTER VIII
    • THE VENERABLE HOOD
      • Gulielma Penn.
      • Hannah Callowhill Penn.
      • Madame de Miramion.
      • The Strawberry Girl.
      • Black Silk Hood.
      • Quilted Hood.
      • Pink Silk Hood.
      • Pug Hood.
    • Gulielma Penn.
    • Hannah Callowhill Penn.
    • Madame de Miramion.
    • The Strawberry Girl.
    • Black Silk Hood.
    • Quilted Hood.
    • Pink Silk Hood.
    • Pug Hood.
  • CHAPTER IX
    • CLOAKS AND THEIR COUSINS
  • CHAPTER IX
    • CLOAKS AND THEIR COUSINS
      • Scarlet Broadcloth Hooded Cloak.
      • Judge Stoughton.
      • Woman's Cloak. From Hogarth.
      • A Capuchin. From Hogarth.
      • Lady Caroline Montagu.
    • Scarlet Broadcloth Hooded Cloak.
    • Judge Stoughton.
    • Woman's Cloak. From Hogarth.
    • A Capuchin. From Hogarth.
    • Lady Caroline Montagu.
  • CHAPTER X
    • THE DRESS OF OLD-TIME CHILDREN
  • CHAPTER X
    • THE DRESS OF OLD-TIME CHILDREN
      • John Quincy.
      • Miss Campion, 1667.
      • Infant's Cap.
      • Eleanor Foster. 1755.
      • William, Prince of Orange.
      • Mrs. Theodore Sedgwick and Daughter.
      • Infant Child of Francis Hopkinson, "the Signer." Painted by Francis Hopkinson.
      • Mary Seton, 1763.
      • The Bowdoin Children. Lady Temple and Governor James Bowdoin in Childhood.
      • Miss Lydia Robinson, aged 12 Years, Daughter of Colonel James Robinson. Marked "CornĂ© pinxt, Sept. 1805."
      • Knitted Flaxen Mittens.
      • Mrs. Elizabeth Lux Russell and Daughter.
      • Christening Shirt and Mitts of Governor Bradford.
      • Flanders Lace Mitts.
      • Infant's Adjustable Cap.
      • Rev. J.P. Dabney when a Child.
      • Robert Gibbes.
      • Nankeen Breeches with Silver Buttons.
      • Ralph Izard when a Little Boy. 1750.
    • John Quincy.
    • Miss Campion, 1667.
    • Infant's Cap.
    • Eleanor Foster. 1755.
    • William, Prince of Orange.
    • Mrs. Theodore Sedgwick and Daughter.
    • Infant Child of Francis Hopkinson, "the Signer." Painted by Francis Hopkinson.
    • Mary Seton, 1763.
    • The Bowdoin Children. Lady Temple and Governor James Bowdoin in Childhood.
    • Miss Lydia Robinson, aged 12 Years, Daughter of Colonel James Robinson. Marked "CornĂ© pinxt, Sept. 1805."
    • Knitted Flaxen Mittens.
    • Mrs. Elizabeth Lux Russell and Daughter.
    • Christening Shirt and Mitts of Governor Bradford.
    • Flanders Lace Mitts.
    • Infant's Adjustable Cap.
    • Rev. J.P. Dabney when a Child.
    • Robert Gibbes.
    • Nankeen Breeches with Silver Buttons.
    • Ralph Izard when a Little Boy. 1750.
  • CHAPTER XI
    • PERUKES AND PERIWIGS
  • CHAPTER XI
    • PERUKES AND PERIWIGS
      • Governor and Reverend Gurdon Saltonstall.
      • Mayor Rip Van Dam.
      • Abraham De Peyster.
      • Governor De Bienville.
      • Daniel Waldo.
      • Reverend John Marsh.
      • John Adams in Youth.
      • Jonathan Edwards, 2nd.
      • Patrick Henry.
      • "King" Carter. Died 1732.
      • Judge Benjamin Lynde.
      • John Rutledge.
      • Campaign, Ramillies, Bob, and Pigtail Wigs.
      • Rev. William Welsteed.
      • Thomas Hopkinson.
      • Reverend Dr. Barnard.
      • Andrew Ellicott.
    • Governor and Reverend Gurdon Saltonstall.
    • Mayor Rip Van Dam.
    • Abraham De Peyster.
    • Governor De Bienville.
    • Daniel Waldo.
    • Reverend John Marsh.
    • John Adams in Youth.
    • Jonathan Edwards, 2nd.
    • Patrick Henry.
    • "King" Carter. Died 1732.
    • Judge Benjamin Lynde.
    • John Rutledge.
    • Campaign, Ramillies, Bob, and Pigtail Wigs.
    • Rev. William Welsteed.
    • Thomas Hopkinson.
    • Reverend Dr. Barnard.
    • Andrew Ellicott.
  • CHAPTER XII
    • THE BEARD
  • CHAPTER XII
    • THE BEARD
      • Herbert Westphaling, Bishop of Hereford.
      • The Herald Vandum.
      • Scotch Beard.
      • Dr. William Slater. Cathedral Beard.
      • Dr. John Dee. 1600.
    • Herbert Westphaling, Bishop of Hereford.
    • The Herald Vandum.
    • Scotch Beard.
    • Dr. William Slater. Cathedral Beard.
    • Dr. John Dee. 1600.
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • PATTENS, CLOGS, AND GOLOE-SHOES
  • CHAPTER XIII
    • PATTENS, CLOGS, AND GOLOE-SHOES
      • Iron and Leather Pattens. 1760.
      • Oak, Iron, and Leather Clogs. 1790.
      • English Clogs.
      • Chopines, Seventeenth Century. In the Ashmolean Museum.
      • Brides' Clogs of Brocade and Sole Leather.
      • Clogs of "Pennsylvania Dutch."
      • Children's Clogs. 1730.
    • Iron and Leather Pattens. 1760.
    • Oak, Iron, and Leather Clogs. 1790.
    • English Clogs.
    • Chopines, Seventeenth Century. In the Ashmolean Museum.
    • Brides' Clogs of Brocade and Sole Leather.
    • Clogs of "Pennsylvania Dutch."
    • Children's Clogs. 1730.
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • BATTS AND BROAGS, BOOTS AND SHOES
  • CHAPTER XIV
    • BATTS AND BROAGS, BOOTS AND SHOES
      • The Copley Family Picture.
      • Wedding Slippers and Brocade. 1712.
      • Jack-boots. Owned by Lord Fairfax of Virginia.
      • Joshua Warner.
      • Shoe and Knee Buckles.
      • Wedding Slippers.
      • Mrs. Abigail Bromfield Rogers.
      • Mrs. Carroll's Slippers.
      • White Kid Slippers. 1815.
    • The Copley Family Picture.
    • Wedding Slippers and Brocade. 1712.
    • Jack-boots. Owned by Lord Fairfax of Virginia.
    • Joshua Warner.
    • Shoe and Knee Buckles.
    • Wedding Slippers.
    • Mrs. Abigail Bromfield Rogers.
    • Mrs. Carroll's Slippers.
    • White Kid Slippers. 1815.
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