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Fascinating Rhythm: Costume Design for Musicals: A Little Night Music
This is a research guide for Charles Schoonmaker's Fascinating Rhythm: Costume Design for Musicals (DRA4266.01) class.
White dimity, pale blue angular dot print; white Valenciennes lace a. Bodice: Monobosom; waist-length; gathered at front waist; full elbow-length sleeves, double engageante style cuffs; high boned band collar; horizontal Valenciennes lace band insertions
Raoul Lafontan. Compound weave, cream organza stripes alternating with pale blue taffeta stripes, pleated into solid taffeta ribbon effect; cream mousseline de soie; blue mousseline de soie; cream taffeta S-curve silhouette
Madame Virot. Ivory plain weave; white maline; white roses with green leaves Shallow crown; flat top; two-part wired flat brim, inner portion silk, outer edge maline; maline ruffle at edge of brim; bouquet of roses under brim
Searching in ArtStor is a great way to get visual inspiration for your designs through objects and art. One advantage of ArtStor is you can zoom in very closely on the image and look at the details.
Go to Advance Search and set the dates to 1895-1905 and the geography limited to Europe and Classification to Fashion, Costume, and Jewelry. For the search term put in *. The * symbol will bring up all items with in the catagory. You can also search by particular terms such as dress, hat, coat, etc.
A Cultural History of Dress and Fashion: The Age of Empire 1800-1920 by Susan J. Vincent.