The Nineteenth Century (History of Fashion and Costume)

By Philip Steele

An eight-volume set interpreting the advance of dress and model and the social heritage that gave upward thrust to it. It depicts the altering types, methods, and traits - from the 1st humans to put on outfits within the final Ice Age to the courtly style of medieval Europe to the globalization of Western variety - that led us to the garments of at the present time.

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Often referred to as the Oxford cap. sixty one muff A tube made from fur, designed to maintain the arms hot. mule A mechanical spinning computing device. muslin a very good, plain-woven cotton textile. panama hat A brimmed white hat, made initially in Ecuador from toquilla palm. pandanus A kinfolk of bushes and shrubs local to Southeast Asia and Oceania, offering fibrous leaves, oil, and fruit. pantalettes lengthy, lacy pants worn below clothes via younger Victorian girls and youngsters. parasol A sunshade or umbrella. pillbox hat Any hat forming a small, flat cylinder. pinafore An apron retaining front of the physique, or a protecting overdress. pith helmet A thick yet light-weight hat as a rule worn through humans of ecu descent in tropical nations. often referred to as a sola topi. plantation a wide property given over to the creation of products akin to cotton or rubber. ramie A fabric fiber taken from a nettle-like plant of Asia. rattan A cane received from the Southeast Asian mountain climbing palm of an identical identify. rivet A hammered steel fastener. sari an oblong textile of cotton or silk, folded round the physique to make a gown in India. sarong A wrap of cotton or silk, initially worn through ladies in Southeast Asia. satin A modern, soft fabric with a warpfaced weave, quite often of silk. sampler A panel of needlework showing examples of sewing talents. sideburns Whiskers extending from the hairline to the reduce ear point, no longer joined to a beard. part whiskers large whiskers extending to the chin, yet no longer joined to a beard. snowshoe A racket-like body of wooden and sixty two thongs, which distributes the load of the physique whilst strolling over tender snow. sola topi See “pith helmet. ” sombrero A hat of vital the United States, with a large brim. spur A steel element suited to the heel of the boot, used to induce on a horse. inventory A band-like neck-cloth. sweatshops Workshops the place humans paintings lengthy hours for low pay. tailcoat A coat with lengthy flaps extending to the rear of the calf. tartan plaid A cross-barred patterned textile originating in Scotland and indicating club of a extended family. fabric Any textile produced by means of weaving. topknot a protracted lock of hair worn on the crown of the pinnacle. toque A brimless cap, specially the tall, white one worn through cooks. tortoiseshell A mottled, attractive substance, yellow and brown, made of the shell of a marine turtle. Tracht local folks dress in Germanspeaking lands. educate a part of a costume which trails in the back of the wearer. trousseau the garments and linen dropped at a family by means of a newly married bride. turban Headgear made by means of winding a material round a cap or at once round the head. tulle a good, gauzy silk. twill A weave during which warp and weft shape diagonal parallel strains, as in cloths reminiscent of serge. vestments The ritual outfits worn through monks. whalebone A pliable, attractive substance present in the mouths of a few whales and utilized in corsetry. wimple A linen garment protecting head and neck, which via the 19th century used to be worn purely via nuns. yarn Thread utilized in weaving or knitting. extra info common Reference resources Beaudouin-Ross, Jacqueline, shape and model: 19th Century Montreal gown (McGill-Queen’s college Press, 1992) Blum, Stella, models and Costumes from Godey’s Lady’s e-book (Dover guides, 1985) Leniston, Florence, dependent French models of the past due 19th Century (Dover courses, 1997) Norris, Herbert, and Curtis, Oswald, 19th Century gown and style (Dover guides, 1998) Peacock, John, The Chronicle of Western gown: From the traditional global to the past due 20th Century (Thames and Hudson, 2003) Willett Cunnington, C.

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