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How the West was worn

Author: Holly George-Warren; Michelle Freedman; Autry Museum of Western Heritage.
Publisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In How the West Was Worn, Holly George-Warren and Michelle Freedman offer a sartorial history of the American West. From the pre-20th-century origins of western style to Hollywood westerns, rodeo stars, cowboy crooners, ranchers and businessmen, good old boys from the Tetons to Dallas are presented in all their tooled, embroidered, sequined, fringed, 10-galloned, gun-toting finery."
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
George-Warren, Holly.
How the West was worn.
New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2001
(OCoLC)606656553
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holly George-Warren; Michelle Freedman; Autry Museum of Western Heritage.
ISBN: 0810906155 9780810906150 0810921375 9780810921375
OCLC Number: 46422311
Notes: Published in conjunctin with an exhibition by the Autry Museum of Western Heritage and held there from Oct. 20, 2001 through Jan. 21, 2002.
Description: 239 p. : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Contents: Foreword: The Sparkle Factor / Marty Stuart --
Introduction: Fashioning the West: The Pre-Twentieth-Century Origins of Western Wear / James H. Nottage --
Celluloid Style: Cowboy Fashions in the Reel West --
The Early Masters of Western Wear: Turk and Rodeo Ben --
Clothes Horses: The Singing-Cowboy Style of Gene Autry and Roy Rogers --
Nudie: Creator of the Rhinestone Cowboy --
From Vaudeville to Nashville: Country & Western Costuming --
Western Wear Beyond the West: Rodeo Attire, Dude-Ranch Duds, and Fiesta Dress --
Range in the Home: Postwar America Goes Western --
Go West, Young Man: Cowboy Clothes Meet Rock & Roll and the Spaghetti Western --
Manuel: Modern-Day Master Tailor --
Enter the Urban Cowboy: Texas Low Style Meets Western High Fashion --
Hillbilly Cats, Long Ryders, and the Return of the Rhinestone Cowboy: Contemporary Artists and Western Wear --
Ready-to-Western Wear: Cowboy Style Takes a Global Gallop --
The Last Round-Up: The Old Becomes New in the Twenty-first Century / Holly George-Warren, Michelle Freedman, James H. Nottage.
Responsibility: Holly George-Warren and Michelle Freedman ; introd. by James H. Nottage ; foreword by Marty Stuart.

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"In How the West Was Worn, Holly George-Warren and Michelle Freedman offer a sartorial history of the American West. From the pre-20th-century origins of western style to Hollywood westerns, rodeo stars, cowboy crooners, ranchers and businessmen, good old boys from the Tetons to Dallas are presented in all their tooled, embroidered, sequined, fringed, 10-galloned, gun-toting finery."

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