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Woman as Decoration

Emily Burbank (?-?)

1. 00 – Foreword
2. 01 – Chapter I: A Few Hints for the Novice who Would Plan Her Costumes
3. 02 – Chapter II: The Laws Underlying All Costuming of Woman
4. 03 – Chapter III: How to Dress Your Type
5. 04 – Chapter IV: The Psychology of Clothes
6. 05 – Chapter V: Establish Habits of Carriage Which Create Good Line
7. 06 – Chapter VI: Colour In Woman’s Costume
8. 07 – Chapter VII: Footwear
9. 08 – Chapter VIII: Jewelry as Decoration
10. 09 – Chapter IX: Woman Decorative in Her Boudoir
11. 10 – Chapter X: Woman Decorative in Her Sun-Room
12. 11 – Chapter XI: Woman Decorative in Her Garden, on the Lawn, on the Beach
13. 12 – Chapter XII: Woman As Decoration When Skating
14. 13 – Chapter XIII: Woman Decorative in Her Motor Car
15. 14 – Chapter XIV: How To Go About Planning A Period Costume
16. 15 – Chapter XV: The Story Of Period Costumes; Egypt and Assyria; Egypt, Byzantium, Greece and Rome
17. 16 – Chapter XVI: Development Of Gothic Costume and The Virgin in Art
18. 17 – Chapter XVII: The Renaissance
19. 18 – Chapter XVIII: Eighteenth Century
20. 19 – Chapter XIX: Woman In The Victorian Period
21. 20 – Chapter XX: Sex In Costuming
22. 21 – Chapter XXI: Line And Colour Of Costumes In Hungary
23. 22 – Chapter XXII: Studying Line and Colour in Russia
24. 23 – Chapter XXIII: Mark Twain’s Love of Colour in all Costuming
25. 24 – Chapter XXIV: The Artist And His Costume
26. 25 – Chapter XXV: Idiosyncrasies in Costume
27. 26 – Chapter XXVI: Nationality in Costume
28. 27 – Chapter XXVII: Models
29. 28 – Chapter XXVIII: Woman Costumed for Her War Job
30. 29 – In Conclusion
31. 30 – Captions of the Fashion Plates

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Summary

A guide for women to complement their dress to their surroundings, be it in their own home, on outings or on stage. Please note that there is a separate chapter with the captions of the fashion plates which can be found in the online text.