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

Practical millinery


Anslow, Florence
Practical millinery
London, England: Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, Ltd., 1922
vii, 214 p. col. front. (port.) illus. 21 x 17 cm.

URL to cite for this work:

Search for word or phrase within this work:   


[Cover], pp. [unnumbered]-[ii]

[Title page], pp. [iii]-[iv]

Foreword, Streather, Blanche pp. v ff.

Contents, pp. vii ff.

Chapter I: The history of millinery, pp. 1-24

Chapter II: The ideal hat--choice of colour, shape, and material, pp. 25-29

Chapter III: Pattern making, pp. 30-45

Chapter IV: Shape-making, pp. 46-54

Chapter V: Wire shape-making, pp. 55-66

Chapter VI: The cutting of materials and making of folds, pipings, and bows, etc., on the cross, pp. 67-77

Chapter VII: Covering shapes, pp. 78-92

Chapter VIII: Straw working, pp. 93-104

Chapter IX: Lining, binding and facing brims, pp. 105-109

Chapter X: Hat and bonnet linings, and bandeaux, pp. 110-118

Chapter XI: Pleatings, ruchings and quillings; cockades, pleated and petal rosettes, and other ornaments, pp. 119-128

Chapter XII: Ribbon bows, pp. 129-139

Chapter XIII: Sports, weather, pull-on, ribbon, and fur hats, pp. 140-151

Chapter XIV: Hardwear and fruit and flower hat trimmings, pp. 152-166

Chapter XV: Lace, net, and tulle working; caps and bonnets, pp. 167-183

Chapter XVI: Infants' and children's millinery, pp. 184-209

Chapter XVII: Millinery renovations, pp. 210-[216]

Pitman's handbooks on needlework, dressmaking, embroidery, and dress design, pp. [1]-[16] ff.


Go up to Top of Page