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Dressing Children in the 19th Century

Special | 54m 17s

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Leslie Bellais, Curator of Social History at the Wisconsin Historical Society, discusses the changes in attitudes about children’s clothing beginning in the late 1700s. Instead of dressing young children as miniature adults, clothing which allowed children more freedom of movement became the fashion.

Aired: 03/01/16 | Rating: TV-G

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