A fashionably dressed princess reveals her favorite clothes at the end of a busy day. Princess Bess changes her outfits all day long, until finally she relaxes in the most comfortable clothes of all. JE Fic Cuy
Suggested for ages 3-7.
Photographs of actual performances that show characters in costume and stills from movies that show the filmmakers' interpretations of period clothes- Fact boxes that provide fascinating information about materials used, accessories worn, and clothing customs- Quotes from literature and plays that show the connotations of costume in that particular era and how clothing has indicated social status throughout the centuries- A timeline and summaries of plays, musicals, and movies that typify the era and its fashions.
Ready-made clothing was not always available to the settlers moving westward. Many people dyed, spun, and wove wool and flax to make the cloth from which they sewed their clothes. People worked hard and wore practical clothing.