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Patterns of Fashion 4

Patterns of Fashion 4

The Cut and Construction of Linen Shirts, Smocks, Neckwear, Headwear and Accessories for Men and Women C.1540-1660

  • Author: Jenny Tiramani,Santina M. Levey
  • Publisher: Costume & Fashion Press
  • ISBN: 9780896762626
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 128
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178 b/w photos and line drawings, 433 color photos, 86 b/w patterns and detail

Clothing and Fashion: American Fashion from Head to Toe [4 volumes]

Clothing and Fashion: American Fashion from Head to Toe [4 volumes]

American Fashion from Head to Toe

  • Author: José Blanco F.,Patricia Kay Hunt-Hurst,Heather Vaughan Lee,Mary Doering
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 1610693108
  • Category: History
  • Page: 1786
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This unique four-volume encyclopedia examines the historical significance of fashion trends, revealing the social and cultural connections of clothing from the precolonial times to the present day. • Covers the fashions of all economic levels of Americans from the indigent to the very wealthy, from T-shirts to architecturally sculptured gowns and suits • Includes hundreds of illustrations, sidebars, and primary documents to illuminate important areas of interest and encourage active learning • Addresses topics such as the formal wear of the Belle Epoque era, hairstyles of the Empire Revival, haute couture, and the evolution of clothes for teenagers • Presents four full-color photographic essays of clothing styles throughout American history

Designing Costume for Stage and Screen

Designing Costume for Stage and Screen

  • Author: Deirdre Clancy
  • Publisher: Pavilion Books
  • ISBN: 184994198X
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 300
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"She is the most wonderfully inventive and brilliantly talented designer" Dame Judi Dench on Clancy. Deirdre Clancy is one of the most experienced and accomplished costume designers in the business. In this book, she gives her inside knowledge of designing for stage and screen, which includes television, film, theatre and opera. She includes a brief illustrated history of costume design - from the Greeks to Lady Gaga - an invaluable guide for students and current designers. Part Two takes the reader through the design process: how you go about doing it, and the different strands of costume design - from contemporary clothes through to period costume, how to communicate with the audience, designing on paper and with Photoshop or on an iPad and how to share and communicate your ideas and well as mood boards and collages for inspiration. Part Three is about the world of costume design - what it involves and how to get into the field, who does what and the differences between working for stage and screen productions. Clancy advises on budgets and improvisation and covers all the practicalities and behind-the-scenes tips. Part Four looks at period costume from the Dark Ages up to the twentieth century, encompassing authenticity and feasibility. Finally, Part Five looks at individual case studies in depth, including opera and Shakespeare productions. Packed with great drawings and case studies, this is an essential book for any student or professional costume designer looking for additional inside advice. Whether you are a designer for the stage or screen, this book has something new for you with advice from one of the best in the business.

Clothing Through American History

Clothing Through American History

The British Colonial Era

  • Author: Kathleen A. Staples,Madelyn C. Shaw
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO
  • ISBN: 0313084602
  • Category: History
  • Page: 444
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Presents a description of all aspects of dress in British colonial America, including the social and historical background of British America, and covering men's, women's, and children's garments.

Fashionable Encounters

Fashionable Encounters

Perspectives and trends in textile and dress in the Early Modern Nordic World

  • Author: Tove Engelhardt Mathiassen,Marie-Louise Nosch,Maj Ringgaard,Kirsten Toftegaard
  • Publisher: Oxbow Books
  • ISBN: 1782973834
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 256
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At the heart of this anthology lies the world of fashion: a concept that pervades the realm of clothes and dress; appearances and fashionable manners; interior design; ideas and attitudes. Here sixteen papers focus on the Nordic world (Denmark, Norway, Sweden Finland, Iceland, the Faroe Isles and Greenland) within the time frame AD 1500Ð1850. This was a period of rapid and far-reaching social, political and economic change, from feudal Europe through political revolution, industrialisation, development of international trade, religious upheaval and technological innovation; changes impacting on every aspect of life and reflected in equally rapid and widespread changes in fashion at all levels of society. These papers present a broad image of the theme of fashion as a concept and as an empirical manifestation in the Nordic countries in early modernity, exploring a variety of ways in which that world encountered fashionable impressions in clothing and related aspects of material culture from Europe, the Russian Empire, and far beyond. The chapters range from object-based studies to theory-driven analysis. Elite and sophisticated fashions, the importation of luxuries and fashion garments, christening and bridal wear, silk knitted waistcoats, woollen sweaters and the influence of the whaling trade on womenÕs clothing are some of the diverse topics considered, as well as religious influences on perceptions of luxury and aspects of the garment trade and merchant inventories.

The Handbook of Fashion Studies

The Handbook of Fashion Studies

  • Author: Sandy Black,Amy de la Haye,Joanne Entwistle,Regina Root,Agnà ̈s Rocamora,Helen Thomas
  • Publisher: A&C Black
  • ISBN: 1472577434
  • Category: Design
  • Page: 656
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The Handbook of Fashion Studies identifies an innovative spectrum of thematic approaches, key strands and interdisciplinary concepts that continue to push forward the boundaries of fashion studies. The book is divided into seven sections: Fashion, Identity and Difference; Spaces of Fashion; Fashion and Materiality; Fashion, Agency and Policy; Science, Technology and New fashion; Fashion and Time and, Sustainable Fashion in a Globalised world. Each section consists of approximately four essays authored by established researchers in the field from the UK, USA, Netherlands, Sweden, Canada and Australia. The essays are written by international subject specialists who each engage with their section's theme in the light of their own discipline and provide clear case-studies to further knowledge on fashion. This consistency provides clarity and permits comparative analysis. The handbook will be essential reading for students of fashion as well as professionals in the industry.

Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London

Reports of the Research Committee of the Society of Antiquaries of London

  • Author: N.A
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Archaeology
  • Page: N.A
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Writing Women and Space

Writing Women and Space

Colonial and Postcolonial Geographies

  • Author: Alison Blunt,Gillian Rose
  • Publisher: Guilford Press
  • ISBN: 9780898624984
  • Category: Social Science
  • Page: 256
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Drawing lessons from the complex and often contradictory position of white women writing in the colonial period, This unique book explores how feminism and poststructuralism can bring new types of understanding to the production of geographical knowledge. Through a series of colonial and postcolonial case studies, essays address the ways in which white women have written and mapped different geographies, in both the late nineteenth century and today, illustrating the diverse objects (landscapes, spaces, views), the variety of media (letters, travel writing, paintings, sculpture, cartographic maps, political discourse), and the different understandings and representations of people and place.

Medieval Clothing and Textiles

Medieval Clothing and Textiles

  • Author: Robin Netherton,Gale R. Owen-Crocker
  • Publisher: Boydell Press
  • ISBN: 1843837366
  • Category: Design
  • Page: 164
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Pan-European research on medieval clothing and textiles, drawing from a range of disciplines.

Seventeenth-Century Women's Dress Patterns

Seventeenth-Century Women's Dress Patterns

  • Author: Jenny Tiramani,Susan North
  • Publisher: Victoria & Albert Museum
  • ISBN: 9781851776856
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 160
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"Book two in the V&A's groundbreaking dress pattern series presents 17 detailed patterns for garments and accessories worn by seventeenth-century women. Full step-by-step drawings of the construction sequence are given to enable accurate reconstruction of the garments"--Cover.

Pattern Cutting for Men's Costume

Pattern Cutting for Men's Costume

  • Author: Elizabeth Friendship
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • ISBN: 1408149311
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 224
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Pattern Cutting for Men's Costume is a practical guide featuring patterns for the most important garments worn by men between the 16th and 19th centuries. Easy-to-follow instructions explain how to cut patterns for 'average' and individual measurements - with expert advice on how to adapt patterns to fit men of all shapes and sizes. Introductions to each section describe the major developments in men's dress - revealing how garments evolved - and patterns for period garments for which there are no actual examples are based on contemporary paintings. Illustrated throughout with hundreds of diagrams, this is a much-awaited and valuable addition to the library of costume-makers in all fields. Features a new system of drafting patterns for men's period costume. Includes patterns for the most important non-fashionable garments (worn from the 16th to the 19th centuries) plus clothes in vogue from the middle of the 16th to the end of the 18th centuries. Illustrated with hundreds of diagrams accompanied by step-by-step instructions for period garments, plus a few versatile theatrical designs.

Draping Period Costumes

Draping Period Costumes

Classical Greek to Victorian

  • Author: Sharon Sobel
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • ISBN: 0240821335
  • Category: Performing Arts
  • Page: 211
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Draping Period Costumes provides you with the skill set you need to break away from two-dimensional patterns to drape three dimensional costumes. The basics of draping are explained in precise detail, followed by step-by-step draping projects from multiple historical periods. Packed with photographs that illustrate every seam, pleat, and tuck, you'll never be lost with this comprehensive guide. -Includes information on measurements, necessary tools, and basic rules of draping -Covers costumes for both men and women - Discusses appropriate period under garments and fabric choices Let expert draper Sharon Sobel teach you all you need to know to perfectly drape any period costume!

Patterns of Fashion

Patterns of Fashion

  • Author: Janet Arnold
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780333382844
  • Category: Cloth Construction
  • Page: 88
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Patterns of Men's Dress 1600-1630

Patterns of Men's Dress 1600-1630

  • Author: Susan North,Melanie Braun,Jenny Tiramani,Luca Costigliolo,Claire Thornton
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780500519059
  • Category: Clothing and dress
  • Page: 176
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This book presents full step-by-step instructions for the making of early 17th-century men's clothes and accessories in a technically accurate, visually exciting and easy-to-follow format. Twelve garments - all historical pieces from the Victoria and Albert Museum's collections - are featured: a suit, three doublets and a cloak, as well as a felt hat, an embroidered nightcap and a plain nightcap liner, a pasteboard picadil, a sword girdle and hangers, a pair of mittens and a linen stocking. They have been analysed so that every aspect of the pattern is exact. Scale patterns and precise construction diagrams are accompanied by colour photography of the whole garment as well as an abundance of informative details and X-ray photographs that reveal the hidden structure of each piece, showing the precise number of layers and the types of stitches used inside. The methods and techniques of historical tailoring and plain sewing are shown in detail. The authors have some of the best historical tailoring skills in the world and have worked with world-renowned institutions such as the Globe Theatre in London, creating award-winning costumes for film, stage and television. This book is a unique resource for costume and fashion designers, fashion historians and students.

Corsets

Corsets

Historic Patterns and Techniques

  • Author: Jill Salen
  • Publisher: Costume & Fashion Press/Quite Specific Media
  • ISBN: 9780896762619
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 128
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"Features the patterns, techniques and history of over 20 historically correct corsets, ranging from the 1750s to 1950, from boned corsets, ribbon corsets and basques to the more recent 1949 satin corsets."--Provided by publisher.

Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd

Queen Elizabeth's Wardrobe Unlock'd

  • Author: Janet Arnold
  • Publisher: Maney Pub
  • ISBN: 9781909662537
  • Category: Crafts & Hobbies
  • Page: 392
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The vast wardrobe of Queen Elizabeth I is legendary: in her own time some of the richly embroidered gowns were displayed with other treasures to dazzle the eyes of foreign visitors to the Tower of London. The quantity of clothes recorded in the inventories taken in 1600 would seem to suggest sheer vanity, but a survey of work carried out in the Wardrobe of Robes throughout the reign reveals a different picture. It is one of careful organisation and economy. This copiously annotated work is illustrated with photographs of portraits, miniatures, tomb sculptures, engravings, woven textiles and embroideries. Two indexes are provided, the first of paintings, persons, places, and events, while the second, partly a glossary, enables the reader to quickly trace information on fashionable dress and accessories. An invaluable reference for students of the history of dress and embroidery, for social historians, for art historians working in the field of portraiture, and those with a general interest in the period. Case-bound in cloth with dust jacket.

Costume Close-up

Costume Close-up

Clothing Construction and Pattern, 1750-1790

  • Author: Linda Baumgarten,John Watson,Florine Carr
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: N.A
  • Category: Design
  • Page: 120
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Costume Close-up discusses the cut, fit, and construction of antique clothing of the second half of the eighteenth century. It will enable talented artisans with advanced skills to construct authentic garments and show curators, conservators, costumers, and reenactors new ways to look at such attire.

Fashion and Fiction

Fashion and Fiction

Dress in Art and Literature in Stuart England

  • Author: Aileen Ribeiro
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • ISBN: 0300109997
  • Category: Art
  • Page: 387
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Relatively few garments survive from before the eighteenth century, and the history of costume in the preceding centuries must therefore rely to a great extent on literary and visual evidence. This book, the first of its kind, examines Stuart England through the mirror of dress. It argues that both artistic and literary sources can be read and decoded for important information on dress and the way it was perceived in a period of immense political, social, and cultural change. Focusing on the rich visual culture of the seventeenth century, including portraits, engravings, fashion plates, and sculpture, and on literary sources--poetry, drama, essays, sermons--the distinguished historian of dress Aileen Ribeiro creates a fascinating account of Stuart dress and how it both reflected and influenced society. Supported by a wealth of illustrative images, she explores such varied themes as court costumes, the masque, the ways in which political and religious ideologies could be expressed in dress, and the importance of London as a fashion center. This beautiful book is an indispensable and authoritative account of what people wore and how it related to Stuart England’s cultural climate.

Fashion in Detail: 1600 - 1800

Fashion in Detail: 1600 - 1800

  • Author: Avril Hart,Susan North
  • Publisher: N.A
  • ISBN: 9780500292631
  • Category: Clothing and dress
  • Page: 224
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A rare, close-up look at the exquisite, labor-intensive details seen in fine eighteenth century clothing