Date of Award


Document Type

Undergraduate Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science

Degree Discipline

Home Economics


In this thesis the writer has tried to show by specific illustrations the evolution of fashion in dress. To show the development of costume from the earliest beginning to the present involves extended research. For this reason the writer has attempted to compile the study briefly in simple form for the student interested in the subject. The purpose of the study has been to cover the periods of costume of the nations that were most influential in matters of dress from Ancient times to the Middle Twentieth Century, emphasizing only the most marked influences. The research deals chiefly with the evolution of fashion in the dress of women.

Committee Chair/Advisor

Mayme L. Powell


Prairie View State Normal and Industrial College


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Date of Digitization


Contributing Institution

John B Coleman Library

City of Publication

Prairie View




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