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Lecture 11

FMD 250 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Amelia Bloomer, Cora Pearl, CrinolinePremium

6 pages91 viewsSpring 2017

Department
Fashion Merchandising and Design
Course Code
FMD 250
Professor
usha Chowdhary
Lecture
11

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FMD 250WI- Crinoline Period (1850-1869)
Key Points:
o Charles Worth designed for Queen Victoria and Cora Pearl
who was a courtesan
o He was an English man who moved to France
o Civil War in US ended
o Land Grant System of Education started
o Gold Rush Happened
o Levis Jeans originated
o Isaac Singer patented sewing machine
o RTW got a boost
Woe’s Costue:
o Number of petticoats to support the skirt
o Amelia Bloomer endorsed and promoted the bifurcate
garment
o Ms. Bloomer also accepted Crinoline and quitted bloomers
o Becomes part of the exercise gear though
o Dress Silhouette:
Fitted bodice and dome shaped fuller skirt that
was supported by the hoops
Wool used for everyday and dressier wear
Cotton and linen were used
Range of color choice improved through
technology
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Costumes:
o Buckles were added to e’s trousers or waistcoats
o Women wore schemes and drawers under a hoop or
corset
o A camisole was worn over the corset
o Shapes changed from rounded to back fullness
o Basques used flared below the waist
o Bell shaped sleeves were used
o Skirts widened
o Decorations reduced
o One-piece princess style became popular (no waistline
seam)
o Off the shoulder necklines
o Daytime dresses were different from evening dresses
o Porte jupe or dress elevator was used
o Capes, matles, shawls and collarless jackets were worn for
outdoors
Cage Crinoline or hoopskirt
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