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Fashions of the Hour, 1927 New Year's Number. Marshall Field's, Chicago. .jpg
Fashions of the Hour, 1927 New Year's Number. Marshall Field's, Chicago. .jpg
Fashions of the Hour, 1927 New Year's Number. Marshall Field's, Chicago. .jpg

Fashions of the Hour, 1927 New Year's Number. Marshall Field's, Chicago. Digitized by University of Wisconsin-Madison.

      Trade catalogs from manufacturers of clothing and accessories through the ages. These are records that often include useful images, dating, scale, and pricing for products, very helpful in tracing the development of trade over the past few hundred years. Currently includes 8 womenswear catalogs, 2 interiors catalogs, and 0 menswear catalogs, as of last update on September 16, 2023. Links are to digitized copies available for free online, thanks to the diligent digitizing work of many museums and institutions – please see their webpages for information on use. 

Please let me know if you come across anything interesting to add, or if a link is broken. :)

Womenswear Catalogs

   

  • Lord & Taylor, 1877, 1882, . New York-based department store.

  • Edvabski, 1906,  French fur manufacturer. 

  • Gaghills Slippers, 1906. Slipper company, produced by British shoe manufacturer H.W. Trickett.

  • Home Book of Fashions, Autumn 1917. Catalog of patterns available from The Home Pattern Company, the "sole manufacturers of patterns for the Ladies' Home Journal".

  • Bloomingdales, 1910. New York City-based department store.

  • Herbst, Winter 1925-1926. Swiss dressmaker.

  • Marshall Field's, 1927. Chicago department store.

Interiors

  • Langlois et Cie. French manufacturer of light fixtures. Early 20th century: Le Lustre Lumière, with designs by Hector Guimard., revival, 1912-1914. French

  • Chambres à coucher & salles à manger. Art Nouveau furniture sets by French furniture manufacturer Maxime Clair, catalog for selections shown at the 1900 Exposition Universelle in Paris.

Menswear Catalogs.

American, British, Canadian, and French.

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