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From: Nelly Don’s 1916 pink gingham apron frock: an illustration of the middle-class American housewife’s shifting role from producer to consumer

Figure 4

Housedress models with fitted waist and decorative elements. Left: Homestead Brand housedresses in Sears, Roebuck and Co. catalog, 1914. From “Everyday Fashions 1909-1920: As Pictured in Sears Catalogs,” by J. Olian (Ed.), 1995, New York: Dover Publications, p. 36. Right: Montgomery Ward Co., 1916 Spring/Summer catalog, p. 110. Bottom: Gimbel’s illustrated 1915 fashion catalog, by Dover Publication’s republication of 1915 Gimbel Brothers catalog, 1994, New York: Dover Publication, p. 57.

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