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Unformatted text preview: HUEC 4072: HISTORY OF DRESS AND ADORNMENT AFTER 1700 Chapter 12: The Romantic Period 1820 – 1850 Men’s & Children’s Fashions Clothing for Slaves in North America Dr. Jenna T. Kuttruff Doris & Jules Carville Professor School of Human Ecology Louisiana State University Romantic Men’s Fashions Book divides men’s fashions into two sections 1820 – 1840 (Characteristic “Romantic” styles) “Hour-glass” silhouette for men as well as women Puffed sleeve caps, shawl collars, nipped-in waists on men’s coats 1840 – 1850 (Transition into styles of 1850s) Silhouette loses some of its curves Tail coat becomes strictly a dress coat Term “trousers” supersedes term “pantaloons” The Romantic Period Count D'Orsay , by Sir George Hayter, 1839. Count D'Orsay , by Daniel Maclise, 1834. http://www.npg.org.uk/live/search/person.asp?LinkID=mp06900&role=sit The Romantic Period Men: 1820-1840 Shawl collars Puff at top of sleeve cap “Nipped-in waist Close-fitting pantaloons Curly hair Long, full side- burns pp 473 & 485 Payne, 1992 1826 1835 Romantic Hour-Glass Silhouette for Men Fashionable men’s artificial assistance (1822 caricature) Pads at shoulders, chest, hips, calves Tight corset Tortora & Eubank 1998, p 289 The Romantic Period Men: 1820-1840 Frock coat (left) Tail coat (right) Pantaloons Top hat p 276 Wilcox, 1948 1836 1830 The Romantic Period Men: 1820-1840 Straighter cut top coat Cape Fitted top coat with shoulder cape p 276 Wilcox, 1948 The Romantic Period Men: 1820-1840 Shawl Collar on waistcoat and coat Pleats at waistline of pants Tapered legs on pants Straps at bottom of pants legs http://www.costumes.org/history/100pages/timelinepages/1830to1840.htm The silhouette of men’s clothing was a faint echo of that with narrow waists, flared skirts on coats, and of women slight enlargement of sleeves. Elements of men’s clothing continued to be under drawers, shirts, waistcoats, trousers, and coats. Coats for daytime were often frock coats, with skirts extending below the waist or tailcoats, cut short in front and with extended tails at the back Men’s Suit, 1831 http://www.costumes.org/history/regency/boehn/1831LaMode.JPG Men’s Fashion Plate, 1832 http://www.costumes.org/history/victorian/men/1832men1.jpg Men’s Fashions Romantic Period Men’s Fashion, 1835 http://www.costumes.org/history/victorian/women/fashionplates/183 5costparis.gif Fashion Plate Showing Men’s...
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course HUEC 4072 taught by Professor Kutruff during the Fall '11 term at LSU.

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