State University College
Dept. Of Human Ecology
Oneonta, NY, 13820
History Of Costume
Dr. Katherine G. Angell
Review Slides for Romantic Era 1820 - 1850
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Slide No. 70 Romantic 1820 - 1850
Family group, empire waist sheath dress, betsy, interior robe for men (lounge robe).
Slide No. 71 Romantic 1820 - 1850
Sheath dress, poke bonnet, puffed and slashed sleeves from the Renaissance,
paisley shawl, parasol.
Slide No. 72 Romantic 1820 - 1850
Couple; man in cutaway jacket, colcravat, nankeen trousers, vest; woman - bonnet,
slope shouldered gown, bateau neckline, large puffed sleeves, excessive ribbons,
fake flowers, bows; young boy - trousers, bertha collar.
Slide No. 73 Romantic 1820 - 1850
Man - cutaway jacket, stove pipe hat, Prince Albert beard, men corseted at this time, colcravat,
nankeen trousers; woman - coal scuttle or poke bonnet, slope shoulder gown, fur boa,
"imbecile" (Donna Maria) sleeves, bertha collar.
Slide No. 74 Romantic 1820 - 1850
Man - stove pipe hat, D'Orsay neckwear (black cravat), cutaway coat, vest, pantaloons with stirrups,
walking stick, sideburns, Note small feet and tiny waist on men; women - soft frilly doll look,
skirt getting larger due to the use of many petticoats, bonnet, mantelet (scarf).
Slide No. 75 Romantic 1820 - 1850
Frock coats (square, even front edge), stove pipe hat, side burns patterned trousers, D'Orsay
cravat (black neckware), vest, walking stick, men are dressed as dandies.
Slide No. 76 Romantic 1820 - 1850
Carrick or inverness coat, caped coat, stove pipe hat.
Slide No. 77 Romantic 1820 - 1850
Women as invalids, pelisse (cape), mitts (fingerless gloves), hair parted in center with ringlets.
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