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Hill, Clare, fl. 1900 / Millinery: theoretical and practical
(1909)

Part II: Colour and form in regard to clothing,   pp. 23-27 PDF (1.1 MB)


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PART If 
  COLOUR AND FORM IN REGARD 
              TO CLOTHING 
   The Choice of Colour.- Colour and form 
 are such important items in millinery that no 
 manual on the subject could be considered 
 complete without a chapter devoted to them. 
   In regard to head-gear, colour must always 
be chosen with due regard to the complexion, 
hair, and eyes of the intended wearer, and the 
clothes likely to be worn with it. The form 
must also harmonise, be in perfect keeping with 
that of the person it is intended to adorn. 
  In order to combine colours together har- 
moniously it is incumbent upon the student 
that she shall have a knowledge of the principles 
of harmony and analogy; otherwise, without the 
artist eye and intuitive faculty to guide her, it 
is an absolute certainty that she will come to 
grief when making the attempt. 
  Combining Colours.-Colours derived from 
one similar colour always blend; for instance, 
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