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Fashion of the Forgotten: Researching the Dress of Indentured and Enslaved Women, 1750–90

How do you study the material culture of 18th-century indentured and enslaved servants? Clothing of the lesser sorts prior to the 19th century is rarely preserved in museum collections and is even less likely to have any sort of provenance. … Continue reading

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