American Family of the 1970s Paper Dolls (Paperback)

By Tom Tierney

Dover Publications, 9780486418728, 32pp.

Publication Date: December 27, 2001

List Price: 5.95*
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From the era that gave the world an energy crisis, runaway inflation, punk rock, and -Saturday Night Fever- comes this vibrant collection of styles from the 1970s. A lively American family of paper dolls models the decade's distinctive fashions in a nostalgic tribune to a time when everyone wanted to have a Nice Day.
Seven dolls -- a mother and father, their four children, and son-in-law -- are accompanied by wardrobes appropriate for work, school, jogging, skiing, skateboarding, dancing, and a wedding. Garments include a string bikini, colorful T-shirts, a polyester business suit with wide lapels and flared cuffs, hot pants, knee-high patent leather books, bell-bottoms, pantsuits, a disco dress with spaghetti straps, a Chanel-style suit, tuxedos, a floor-length wedding gown with a fitted bodice, and much more.
Sure to delight collectors and paper doll enthusiasts of all ages, this fashion retrospective will also appeal to anyone with fond memories of the 1970s.

About the Author

One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular movie stars, Mr. Tierney's books are famous for being carefully researched and meticulously rendered. His releases are prized by fashion professionals, collectors, and paper doll lovers all over the world.