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Historic costume

Katherine Morris Lester

Historic costume

a resumé of style and fashion from remote times to the nineteen-sixties

by Katherine Morris Lester

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Published by C. A. Bennett Co. in Peoria, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Clothing and dress -- History.,
  • Fashion -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Katherine Morris Lester and Rose Netzorg Kerr. Additional illus. by Ila McAfee and Helen Westermann.
    ContributionsKerr, Rose Netzorg, 1892- joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT510 .L4 1961
    The Physical Object
    Pagination288 p.
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5828389M
    LC Control Number61016745

    Take up the mantle of the Greek hero and son of Zeus: Hercules, or watch your Historic costume book while in the costume of the famous Julius Caesar. None of them is perfect, so look at several. There are four books in the series and I own three. A traditional, European-style Santa suit The wearing of costumes is an important part of holidays developed from religious festivals such as Mardi Gras in the lead up to Easterand Halloween related to All Hallow's Eve. It helped me understand what lat 20th century patterns looked like flat, which helped me drape my own equivalent.

    Go for a classic look with a draped leopard skin and club, or go cartoony with our selection of Flintstones costumes. This is the revised edition. The book is Historic costume book text heavy, but every page is dotted with pictures that help give you a sense of the period. A comprehensive source of historic costume in pictures, this remarkable book will be invaluable to costume designers, students of fashion design, commercial artists, and anyone interested in the history of dress. The garments are organized by date and season. With historical costumes, we still recognize the bifocals of Benjamin Franklin, the laurel crown of Julius Caesar, or the bronze breastplate of Roman Legates.

    And every time I look through the book I find something new I want to make. So far I like it and how they touch on things not usually mentioned in modern sewing manuals. This book has a single drawing of each finished garment, plus a paragraph long description of it. Some costumes, such as the ones used in the Dragon Danceneed teams of people to create the required effect.


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Historic costume by Katherine Morris Lester Download PDF Ebook

The patterns are also very detailed, with the trim placement and embroidery patterns documented as well. The instructions are usually paired with diagrams that show the steps. Organizations[ edit ] The Costume Designers Guild 's international membership Historic costume book motion picture, television, and commercial costume designersassistant costume designers and costume illustrators, and totals over members.

She is British, so her writing may be a bit difficult to understand. The Costume Designer is a quarterly magazine devoted to the costume design industry. Each chapter presents social, cross-cultural, environmental, geographic, and artistic influences on clothing.

I find [Survey of Historic Costume] a better tool student success than any other text I have used.

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Norah Waugh did similar research, and her books are from s and s. The original book was Historic costume book in German, so at times, the English translation is confusing. And like the last book, the photos are accompanied by descriptions.

Outfits from Ancient History Historic costumes make up an incredibly wide range of outfits dating all the way back to the beginning of time! Far more than I had expected.

The illustrations are uniformly excellent, and Historic costume book exceptionally low price makes this book even more attractive. I really appreciate the range in patterns — each one has a different silhouette, and they cover everything from dresses for the everyday tudor woman, to court gowns for the rich.

But this book is intended to be a drafting manual. When you find yourself drawn again and again to a narrow focus, Historic costume book it may be time Historic costume book spend some money on that narrow focus, but likely not before.

There is a 1 volume edition and a 2 volume edition. There are four books in the series and I own three. Edith Head and Orry-Kellyboth of whom were Historic costume book late inwere two of Hollywood's most notable costume designers.

Costume may refer to the style of dress particular to a nation, a class, or a period. So I would place these as intermediate level books for the historic costumer. It's detailed and much better organized than other books I have as an option for this course.

These plates consisted of historical dress from antiquity to the end of the 19th century. I reach for this when working on medieval projects, since it has far more examples of artwork from the s than any other book I own.

For information on how we process your data, read our Privacy Policy. And they take up a ton of room when laid out on a table. ISBN X. This means if you buy something through the links I get paid small percentage of the purchase price for referring you to that item.Best, clearest, friendliest books with really useful pictures, instructions, and/or techniques, and especially ones with patterns.

Please do not add picture books, especially ones where the author has simply drawn a bunch of people standing around in historic costume. The "History of Costume" or "Zur Geschichte der Kostüme" was printed from to in Munich by the publishing firm of Braun and Schneider.

It was originally published as individual plates in a German magazine titled "Münchener Bilderbogen". Later, these plates were collected and bound into book form.

The Historic Costume & Textiles Collection is a scholarly and artistic resource of apparel and textile material culture. The 11,+ holdings encompass a range of three dimensional objects such as textiles and articles of clothing and accessories for men, women, and children, including national dress costume, from the midth century to contemporary 21st century designers.Pdf hundred black-and-white illustrations depict ancient Egyptian royalty in diaphanous gowns, Roman senators in traditional attire, Viking and Celtic warriors in simple garb, Tudor monarchs in fur-trimmed robes, plus much more.

Includes footwear, headgear, and many other accessories, in addition to background information on historical periods and each outfit.Many years ago I discovered a handy way to keep track of all my costume ensembles for Download pdf College in both the prep and packing, as well as Read More Posted in Jen's Musings Tagged Costume College, Historical Sewing Amazon Shop.

Jennifer’s list of top books for historical costumers. Bustle Day Dress Class. Bustle Day Dress Sewing Class.English Historic Costume Painting Book No 7 Charles I And The Ebook - Colour Guide. 1 Jan Paperback Currently unavailable.

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