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Fiber, Textile, and Weaving Arts

Iowa State University

Dress

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

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Art Deco Delight, Paula B. Sampson Feb 2013

Art Deco Delight, Paula B. Sampson

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

The Chrysler Building was analyzed for elements to be incorporated into the design. The distinctive crown of the building had many strong visual elements that could be translated into a garment. The notable elements were arches that repeated in diminishing sizes, the triangular windows inset into the arches, and the reflective surfaces. These were the selected elements.


American Imperialism At The 1904 World’S Fair: A Case Study Of Philippine Dress, Jenna Tedrick Kuttruff, Carl Kuttruff Jan 2013

American Imperialism At The 1904 World’S Fair: A Case Study Of Philippine Dress, Jenna Tedrick Kuttruff, Carl Kuttruff

International Textile and Apparel Association (ITAA) Annual Conference Proceedings

This research examines the role of dress of the Igorots, mountain peoples from the northern Philippine Islands, at the beginning of the twentieth century both within their own land and in the United States as a part of the 1904 World's Fair. The Louisiana Purchase Exposition, held in St. Louis, Missouri, has been described as the "Coronation of Civilization" (Rydell, 1984) and served as the cultural touchstone for the nation at that time.