State University College
Dept. Of Human Ecology
Oneonta, NY, 13820
History Of Costume
Dr. Katherine G. Angell
Review Slides for 1900's Era
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Slide No. 33 1900's
Roosevelt at 18 - hair parted in center, 4-in-hand tie, watch chain, sack suit.
Slide No. 34 1900's
Creased trousers, cuffs, derby (bowler) hat, patterned suit.
Slide No. 35 1900's
Chesterfiled coat - double breasted, fur or velvet collar, belted in back, overcoat.
Slide No. 36 1900's
Corset creates mono - bosom look. Shape to body, garters for stockings.
Slide No. 37 1900's
Lingerie or tea dress. A lace dress for afternoon, graduations, weddings.
Note: High neck, tight sleeves and mono - bosom.
Slide No. 38 1900's
Day dresses - s-curve, gainsborough or merry widow hat, high neck, tight sleeves, bell (umbrella) skirt.
Many gored sections to create a flare at the hem. Mono - bosom "Pigeon - pouter."
Slide No. 39 1900's
Introduction of ladies suits for the work place, tailored jacket, tight at hips, flared skirt.
Slide No. 40 1900's
Automobile introduced. Required clothes to shield occupants from dust, bugs and rain.
Slide No. 41 1900's
Duster and bonnet to keep clothes protected.
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