Woman as Decoration
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Woman as Decoration

By Emily Burbank
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  • The Project Gutenberg eBook, Woman as Decoration, by Emily Burbank
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      • PLATE I
  • WOMAN AS DECORATION
    • BY
    • EMILY BURBANK
      • ILLUSTRATED
        • Copyright, 1917 By DODD, MEAD AND COMPANY, Inc. DEDICATED to V. B. G.
    • FOREWORD
    • CONTENTS
    • ILLUSTRATIONS
    • CHAPTER I
      • A FEW HINTS FOR THE NOVICE WHO WOULD PLAN HER COSTUMES
        • PLATE II
        • PLATE III
    • CHAPTER II
      • THE LAWS UNDERLYING ALL COSTUMING OF WOMAN
        • PLATE IV
        • PLATE V
    • CHAPTER III
      • HOW TO DRESS YOUR TYPE
        • A Few Points Applying to All Costumes
        • PLATE VI
    • CHAPTER IV
      • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF CLOTHES
        • PLATE VII
    • CHAPTER V
      • ESTABLISH HABITS OF CARRIAGE WHICH CREATE GOOD LINE
        • PLATE VIII
    • CHAPTER VI
      • COLOUR IN WOMAN'S COSTUME
        • PLATE IX
    • CHAPTER VII
      • FOOTWEAR
        • PLATE X
    • CHAPTER VIII
      • JEWELRY AS DECORATION
        • PLATE XI
        • PLATE XII
    • CHAPTER IX
      • WOMAN DECORATIVE IN HER BOUDOIR
    • CHAPTER X
      • WOMAN DECORATIVE IN HER SUN-ROOM
        • PLATE XIII
    • CHAPTER XI
      • I. WOMAN DECORATIVE IN HER GARDEN
        • PLATE XIV
        • II. WOMAN DECORATIVE ON THE LAWN
        • III. WOMAN DECORATIVE ON THE BEACH
    • CHAPTER XII
      • WOMAN AS DECORATION WHEN SKATING
        • PLATE XV
    • CHAPTER XIII
      • WOMAN DECORATIVE IN HER MOTOR CAR
        • PLATE XVI
    • CHAPTER XIV
      • HOW TO GO ABOUT PLANNING A PERIOD COSTUME
        • PLATE XVII
        • PLATE XVIII
    • CHAPTER XV
      • I. THE STORY OF PERIOD COSTUMES
        • A Résumé
        • II. EGYPT AND ASSYRIA
        • PLATE XIX
        • III. EGYPT, BYZANTIUM, GREECE AND ROME
        • PLATE XX
    • CHAPTER XVI
      • DEVELOPMENT OF GOTHIC COSTUME
        • PLATE XXI
        • PLATE XXII
    • CHAPTER XVII
      • THE RENAISSANCE
        • Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries
        • PLATE XXIII
        • PLATE XXIV
    • CHAPTER XVIII
      • EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
        • PLATE XXV
    • CHAPTER XIX
      • WOMAN IN THE VICTORIAN PERIOD
    • CHAPTER XX
      • SEX IN COSTUMING
        • PLATE XXVI
    • CHAPTER XXI
      • LINE AND COLOUR OF COSTUMES IN HUNGARY
        • PLATE XXVII
    • CHAPTER XXII
      • STUDYING LINE AND COLOUR IN RUSSIA
        • PLATE XXVIII
    • CHAPTER XXIII
      • MARK TWAIN'S LOVE OF COLOUR IN ALL COSTUMING
        • PLATE XXIX
    • CHAPTER XXIV
      • THE ARTIST AND HIS COSTUME
        • PLATE XXX
    • CHAPTER XXV
      • IDIOSYNCRASIES IN COSTUME
    • CHAPTER XXVI
      • NATIONALITY IN COSTUME
        • PLATE XXXI
    • CHAPTER XXVII
      • MODELS
        • PLATE XXXII
    • CHAPTER XXVIII
      • WOMAN COSTUMED FOR HER WAR JOB
        • PLATE XXXIII
    • IN CONCLUSION
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