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Lecture 9

FMD 250 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: French Revolution, Chemise, BarouchePremium

6 pages36 viewsSpring 2017

Department
Fashion Merchandising and Design
Course Code
FMD 250
Professor
usha Chowdhary
Lecture
9

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FMD 250WI- 18th Century Notes
Themes:
o Museum collections showed upper class bias
o Class distinctions prevailed
o Thorstei Vele’s theory of Leisure lass:
Conspicuous Consumption
o Lavishness in dress was the spirit of the time
o Women in US powdered their hair and wore
panniers
o International Trade and Commerce was represented
through Indian Chintzes, muslins, brocades and
damasks
o Social attitude toward children changed
o Quaker men and women wore subdued color
o High valued clothing items were created
o French revolution of 1795 brought radical fashion
change-examples were muslins and cashmere shawls
Some undergarments were made of flannel for warmth
Keeping up with fashion was important, especially for British
dadies alled Maaroi’s-whose style were subject to Italian
influences
Trade with the East brought Asian textiles to Europe-providing
luxurious silks and printed cottons
Industrial Revolution made possible the production of a wide
variety of domestic textiles
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Men Garments:
Chages i Me’s garets were ot
extreme during this time
o 1700-1750:
Men wore white shirts with ruffled frill at the
front under vest that were sleeved or not
sleeved
The vest was shorter than the outer coat
Coat had wider cuffs
Breeches reached to the knee
Ditto Suits were made of the same fabric
o 1750-1800:
Coats were worn for both formal and everyday
occasions
Coats had shorter sleeves
Coats had a narrower and curved back
Banyans were worn at home and also on the
street
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