Synopses & Reviews
Travel back in time to the turbulent era of the American Civil War! This unique paper doll collection features 9 dolls, depicting three generations of a family. Their wardrobe of 36 authentic costumes offers realistic views of how people worked and played during the Civil War era. Extensive notes on apparel, fabrics, accessories, hairstyles, and other fashion elements provide fascinating period details.
Recapture the flavor and drama of 1860 with an American family of 9 paper dolls and 36 authentic Civil War era costumes. Hoop skirts and off-the-shoulder dresses for the ladies; military uniforms, cravats and waistcoats for the man. Descriptive notes.
Nine paper dolls come with 36 authentic period costumes, including hoop skirts and off-the-shoulder dresses for the ladies and military uniforms, cravats, and waistcoats for the gentlemen. "Very detailed, and quite lovely to look at." The Civil War News
About the Author
One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.