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American Clothing – 1800s

By |2018-12-12T07:00:54-07:00August 10th, 2017|Clothing, North America|

American clothing - 1800s: American boys at school (1800s) What did people wear in the 1800s? By the 1800s, most of the people living in North America were of European or African origin. Kids still often wore clothes that had been cut down for them from worn-out grown-up clothing. Most kids, and many grown people, went barefoot [...]

Chinese foot-binding and braces – a project

By |2019-06-11T19:33:05-07:00June 9th, 2017|History|

A Chinese shoe for a woman with bound feet - Chinese foot-binding Chinese foot-binding When we think about Chinese clothing, it strikes us as really weird that women bound little girls' feet so they couldn't grow, and made them grow up with little tiny broken feet that they could hardly walk on. More [...]