Item #3534 Brides' Book
Brides' Book

Brides' Book

New York: The Home Pattern Company Inc., circa 1920.

Staplebound wraps. 9" X 6 1/4". Unpaginated, 22pp. Printed staplebound wraps. Mild edgewear to wraps, with shallow open tears to head and tail of spine. Pages age-toned but clean and unmarked.

A very well-preserved, circa 1920s trade catalog of bridal fashions, for the purpose of ordering sewing patterns, published by The Home Pattern Company, sole manufacturer of patterns for The Ladies' Home Journal. Filled throughout with outstanding illustrations of gowns, veils, bridesmaid and attendant fashions, bridal lingerie, boudoir apparel, negligees, and more. With an introductory essay on the "age of change" and "breaking with tradition," this booklet for brides offers a fascinating look at the 1920s woman. Exceedingly rare. No holdings in OCLC at this time. Very good +. Item #3534

Price: $350.00