State University College
Dept. Of Human Ecology
Oneonta, NY, 13820
History Of Costume
Dr. Katherine G. Angell
Review Slides for 1910's Era
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Slide No. 42 1910's
Men's shirts come in stripes. Detachable collars still but the begining of a few
attached collars. Men in chalk white suit. Derby hat, 4-in-hand tie.
Slide No. 43 1910's
L to R. Duster and cap, hobble dress, Norfolk jacket (belted sport coat)
assorted suits, fedora hats.
Slide No. 44 1910's
WWI 1914 - 1918. Men's clothing goes military. "Trench Coat" the rain coat
of the military gains popularity as mass fashion. Named for trench warfare.
Slide No. 45 1910's
Use of leather coats comes from early pilots of WWI.
Slide No. 46 1910's
Suits, leaner, long, straight or hobbled skirt. Often a lace jabot or a dickey at the neck.
Large hat is a Peter Pan hat.
Slide No. 47 1910's
Day dresses - lamp shade or tunic styles. An elongated top over a tight skirt. Large hat.
Slide No. 48 1910's
Lamp shade dress in the "uglies" mode. Many types of fabric in one dress. This is the era
of the Tiffany stained glass and Stickley's Mission furniture.
Slide No. 49 1910's
Hobble skirt with a Peg-top (Wide at hips and narrow at ankles).
Slide No. 50 1910's
Oriental and Russian influence. Woman in center of photo has a Dolman or Charmeuse Coat.
Sleeves cut in one with the body of the coat.
Slide No. 51 1910's
During and at the end of WWI. The barrel silhouette or tonneau look comes in.
It is a baggy dress/jacket combination that made women look large
and droopy in the chest.
Slide No. 52 1910's
"Uglies", "Hankerchief frocks", a mixture of odd fabrics and unusual hem lengths. Many dresses of this period are disintegrating due to the fragile materials, weight of trims, and the practice of
adding salt to the silk to make it feel heavier.
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