A comparative study of price and construction of trade name dresses in three determined price ranges

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Edith Webber Matthews (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/
Agnes Coxe

Abstract: Every woman wants to be well dressed no matter what her age, her station in life, her financial standing, or her temperament. In order to look her best, she must be able to recognize quality of construction and style when selecting a ready-made dress. In all dresses there are differences in construction in various price ranges.1 This study was made to determine if there is any relationship between price and quality of construction in dresses made by one manufacturer and between garments made by different manufacturers. In order to secure this information a check sheet was prepared and used to keep uniform information regarding each dress. Four stores in Greensboro, North Carolina, Belk's Department Store, Meyer's Department Store, Ellis Stone & Co. and E. L. Brownhills Inc. cooperated in this study. One hundred and thirty dresses in these stores were examined during November and December and checked by the check sheet found in the appendix.

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Language: English
Date: 1948
Clothing and dress
Clothing and dress $x Prices
Teenage consumers

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