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Shover, Edna Mann / Art in costume design: practical suggestions for those interested in art, sewing, history and literature
(1920)

Chapter III: Primitive and Egyptian costumes,   pp. [29]-45 PDF (5.4 MB)


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cleverly dyed and so arranged to make effective patterns. The 
support was decorated with jewels or else artfully painted. In most 
cases the fan bearer was a slave but the Pharaoh's fan bearer was one 
who through some service to the country or who through ability to 
take charge of some exceptionally difficult task, won this position of 
especial favor and honor. 
                        LESSON 111. 
         Make a sheet of sketches showing an Egyptian costume 
         and two or more Egyptian designs. Color at least one 
         design. Notice the proportion and rhythm in the design. 
         Make an original design for a winter waist using an 
         Egyptian design for the ornament. (A & B) 
         Embroider or work out in beads an Egyptian design. (A) 
         Make an Egyptian costume out of paper or cloth. Make 
         the ornament out of painted brass and beads. (C) 
         Arrange on a sheet, bits of modern trimmings, cloth or 
         pictures of costumes which resemble the Egyptian. 
PRIMITIVE AND EGYPTIAN 4OTUE 
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