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Julia Kahn Dressed for Eternity Museum Project 1. C.L. Lacapere’s petticoat was worn in 1852, during the Crinoline Period. The petticoat was usually made out of cotton or linen; however, in the winter, the petticoat might have been made out of wool. The petticoat was usually worn as an undergarment worn over the hoop, which was then worn over a chemise and drawers (Eubank and Tortora 361). 2. C.L. Lacapere’s embroidered undersleeves were worn during the Crinoline Period. The purpose of undersleeves, which are also known as engageantes, were to add decoration to the sleeve, usually made of lace or muslin, and were “made for wearing under a wide dress sleeve” (Eubank and Tortora 363). 3. P.W. Tucker’s men’s dress shirt was worn during the Crinoline Period. The men’s dress shirts were usually white with embroidered or ruffled fronts and sometimes
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Unformatted text preview: worn with ties and cravats, which were wrapped around the collar (Eubank and Tortora 370). 4. Emma Toups embroidered bonnet was popular for children during the Romantic Period. Stated in The Survey of Historic Costume , “some kind of hat, bonnet, or starched lingerie cap was worn out-of-doors” (Eubank and Tortora 345). 5. During the Romantic Period, men wore bow ties, also known as a cravat, wrapped around their neck. (Eubank and Tortora 341). In the Dressed for Eternity museum, the bow tie represented was made out of a handkerchief and worn by P.W. Tucker. Bibliography Eubank, Keith, and Phyllis G. Tortora. Survey of Historic Costume: A History of Western Dress . 5th. New York: Fairchild Books, 2010....
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