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Author Kwasny, Melissa, 1954- author.

Title Putting on the dog : the animal origins of what we wear / Melissa Kwasny.

Publication Info. San Antonio, Texas : Trinity University Press, [2019]


Location Call No. Status
 Enfield, Main Library - Adult Department  391.009 KWA    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  391.009 KWA    Check Shelf
Description 283 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-263) and index.
Summary "Kwasny investigates the cultural history of fashion, traveling the globe to gather firsthand accounts of traditions and manufacturing methods, from aboriginal to modern, as she investigates the phenomenology of silk, skin, wool, feathers, and pearls, long coveted materials that even today are regarded as precious and luxurious"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Fashion -- History.
Clothing and dress -- History.
Leather garments.
Wool fabrics.
Pearl jewelry.
Fur garments.
Clothing and dress. (OCoLC)fst00864680
Fashion. (OCoLC)fst00921600
Featherwork. (OCoLC)fst00922104
Fur garments. (OCoLC)fst00936399
Leather garments. (OCoLC)fst00995113
Pearl jewelry. (OCoLC)fst01737071
Silk. (OCoLC)fst01118724
Wool fabrics. (OCoLC)fst01180022
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
ISBN 9781595348647 hardcover alkaline paper
1595348646 hardcover alkaline paper
9781595348654 electronic book
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