Includes hand drawn diagrams and mounted fabric samples.; Includes table of contents and course of study.; Written while the author was a teacher in the Boston Public Schools, this unpublished manuscript was intended for publication and use as a textbook for women who aspired to be dress designers. A manual of dress design and a history of fashion from the Egyptian era to 1955, it includes pen and ink drawings and textile samples. While there was some publisher interest in advance, by the time the manuscript was complete, the market for trade school publications had diminished.; Fundamentals of costume design -- Abridged history of costume -- Suitability of dress, designing of costumes.
June 24, 2016 Subject:
Afraid to download to epub for fear of not capturing images...
this is a lovely, in fact the illustrations are quite beautiful, manuscript. The illustrations could be printed out and framed, they are that iconic, and in color. Too bad it was not published, as it would have captured more of a readership I would think.