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Threads of time : the fabric of history : profiles of African American dressmakers and designers, 1850-2002

Author: Rosemary E Reed Miller
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : T & S Press, 2006, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 3rd edView all editions and formats
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38 Profiles of Afro-American designers and textile artist from 1850 to the present. Featuring Ann Lowe who designed Jackie Kennedy's wedding dress, and Elizabeth Keckley, who designed for Mary Lincoln. others are profiled demonstrating their struggles & contribution to the world of fashion.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosemary E Reed Miller
ISBN: 0970971303 9780970971302
OCLC Number: 172683699
Notes: "Featuring 16 new profiles and more photos"--Cover.
Description: viii, 280 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 21 cm
Contents: Dressmakers of the 1850s --
Designers of the 1950s --
Their legacy-toast and strawberries boutique --
Designers who have touched toast and strawberries --
Black fashion museum.
Other Titles: Threads of time, the fabric of history :
Responsibility: by Rosemary E. Reed Miller.

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38 Profiles of Afro-American designers and textile artist from 1850 to the present. Featuring Ann Lowe who designed Jackie Kennedy's wedding dress, and Elizabeth Keckley, who designed for Mary Lincoln. others are profiled demonstrating their struggles & contribution to the world of fashion.

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