University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
Link to University of Wisconsin Digital Collections
The Human Ecology Collection

Page View

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

Toque shapes,   pp. 50-57 PDF (1.6 MB)


Page 50

 
MILLINERY 
             TOQUE SHAPES 
  When a close-fitting feather or floral toque of 
the capote order be desired, the foundation can 
be formed of bands of net, or a circular piece 
pleated into cap form and wired at base, or a 
skeleton wire shape covered with soft net, or 
tulle to match in colour may be utilized. 
  When the toque is to be only part floral, etc., 
and velvet or other heavy material is to be inter- 
                 DIAGRAM XIX. 
mixed, the shape should be strengthened at 
parts where the weight will fall with stiff net. 
  For the more elaborate toques, made with 
silk velvet or a commingling of materials, 
a good close shape for draping purposes can 
be obtained by drafting two circles 12 in. and 
14 in. diameter, one outside the other, and using 
two-thirds of space between. After joining in 
a round, a tip to fit should be sewn on top 
of band.   If it is required to dip, a shaped 
piece should be added at sides. The general 
lines or bases of Figs. I, 2, 3, Diag. XX., are 
identical. The first illustration of Diag. XIX. 
50 


Go up to Top of Page