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Hartman, Emil Alvin / Instructive costume design
([1922])

Elements of costume design: chapter three,   pp. 24-36 PDF (2.2 MB)


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ELEMENTS OF COSTUME DESIGN 
  As the result of the use of "line" what is known as 
"form" is secured. In garment building, this is pro- 
duced through the use of seams, pleats, girdles,buttons 
and other accessories, in such a manner as to divide 
the surfaceof a costume into distinct areaswhich either 
make the costume one of beauty, or distort the effect 
entirely. These elements of costume design are of the 
utmost importance, and each will be duly considered. 
FIGURE 9 


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