Patricia Horridge, Diane Smathers, and Diane Vachon provide a primer on dating historic clothing.
The authors emphasize the need to develop a check sheet listing different features of dress to aid in the dating process.
Provided is an example of a check sheet professionals can use as a model and a glossary of terms for “day dress.”
Technical Leaflet #102 (1977)
For more information on similar topics, please refer to Technical Leaflet Bundle 16, Collections Management III.