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

Chapter V: Roman,   pp. [59]-71 PDF (3.5 MB)


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the East, and the new style became known as the "Byzantine;" the
period known as the "Ancient" ended and the Middle Ages and 
Christian Era began. 
                         LESSON V. 
         Make a sheet of sketches showing a Roman toga and two or 
         more Roman designs. Color at least one design. Notice 
         divisions of the circular forms and, the effect of spiral 
         lines. Make an original design for an evening cape or wrap 
         using the draped effect suggested by the toga. Use the 
         rich Roman coloring. 
         Make a small bag out of stained leather or embroidered 
         cloth showing Roman design. (A) 
         Make a Roman toga out of paper or cloth. (C) 
         Arrange on a sheet bits of modern trimmings, cloth or 
         prints of costumes which resemble the Roman. 
ROMAN 
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