Period Costume for Stage and Screen: Patterns for Outer Garments: Cloaks, Capes, Stoles and Wadded Mantles

Period Costume for Stage and Screen: Patterns for Outer Garments: Cloaks, Capes, Stoles and Wadded Mantles

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Period Costume for Stage and Screen: Patterns for Outer Garments: Cloaks, Capes, Stoles and Wadded Mantles by Jean Hunnisett

This reference for costume designers contains 38 scaleable patterns and instructions for constructing selected types of historical outdoor garments for women. Coverage includes taking measurements, types of fabrics, sewing techniques, fitting, and harnessing the garment to the actor. The text is accompanied by b&w reproductions of artwork depicting the clothing, photographs of vintage pieces, and other detailed illustrations. Hunnisett has worked for many years as a professional costumer for the stage and screen.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780887346651
Publisher: Players Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Pattern Listvi
Plate Listvi
Figuresviii
Introductionxi
Part 1Techniques of costume making
1.Primary Sources and Interpretation3
2.Sewing Techniques7
3.Fabrics19
4.Measurements For Cloaks, Mantles and Capes26
5.Draping A Cloak Toile29
6.Making A Cloak37
7.The Fitting41
8.Harness43
Part 2Patterns and detail
9.Cloaks47
10.Wadded Cloaks and Mantles65
11.Short Capes89
12.Wraps and Stoles119
Part 3Design and detail
13.Interpretation of Costume Designs153
Appendices
14.Source Index159
15.Bibliography160
16.Index161
Acknowledgements163

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