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Fashion and Adornment: African American Women in the United States, 1800 to 1920

A Cultural History of Hair in the Age of Empire Volume 5

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

Cultural History Chapter


... women, and children on Southern plantations were allotted hats, clothing, shoes, and fabric by the plantation owner or overseer at least once a year, there was not a lot of time to give to dress and adornment.Patricia Hunt-Hurst, “‘Round...