Bobi Garland and Christina Ingalls

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AUG 12, 2021

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What's in the book

The Book

Survey of Historic Costume Coloring Book highlights Western dress from the ancient world to today through fashion silhouettes. By coloring line drawings that parallel chapters from the Survey of Historic Costume, Seventh Edition textbook, students will learn to identify and retain specific details that make each historical period’s fashion unique. Each chapter also includes activities and prompts to promote further thinking and creativity, including features like Draw-It Boxes and Modern Connections Boxes. Through these dynamic, hands-on exercises, students will develop an understanding of historic costume, increase awareness of world culture, and have fun through this interactive learning medium.

-92 pieces of line art to color, adapted from images in Survey of Historic Costume
-Modern Connections Boxes, Draw-It Boxes, Activity Boxes, and Global Connections Boxes provide additional exercises to apply knowledge of costume history and design
-Image Captions and Cross References give additional historical context and allow images to be looked up in the companion textbook for further study

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments

1. Mesopotamian Civilization, c. 3500-600 BCE
2. Greece and Rome, c. 650 BCE–400 CE
3. The Byzantine Period and the Early Middle Ages, c. 330–1500 CE
4. The Late Middle Ages, c. 1300–1500
5. The Italian Renaissance, c. 1400–1600
6. The Northern Renaissance, c. 1500–1600
7. The 17th Century, 1600–1700
8. The 18th Century, 1700–1790
9. The Directoire Period and the Empire Period, 1790–1820
10. The Romantic Period, 1820–1850
11. The Crinoline Period, 1850–1870
12. The Bustle Period and the 1890s, 1870–1900
13. The Edwardian Period and World War I, 1900–1920
14. The 1920s: The Jazz Age
15. The 1930s: The Great Depression
16. The 1940s: World War II to the New Look
17. The 1950s: Fashion Conformity
18. The 1960s: Style Tribes Emerge
19. The 1970s: Activism and Fashion
20. The 1980s: Changing Roles
21. The 1990s: Fashion Fragmentation
22. The 2000s: The New Millennium
23. The 2010s: The Modern Age

Image Captions and Cross References

About The Authors

Bobi Garland is an adjunct faculty member at Otis College of Art and Design and Woodbury University in Los Angeles, California, where her immersive teaching style encourages students to experience history through cooperation with local museums and career professionals. As a costume historian, she has worked with museums and creative companies including The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Autry Museum, The National Endowment for the Arts, Walt Disney Company and Electronic Arts. As Director of Western Company's Costume Archive & Research Library, she worked closely with Academy Award winning costume designers and developed Western's 6,000 piece film costume archive. Garland is the Collections Manager/Assistant Curator of Swarovski's “Chamber of Wonders” costume exhibition opening October 2021.

Christina Ingalls is a designer and guest lecturer in Los Angeles, California. She's designed immersive educational experiences and activities that focus on the history of costume and textiles. Collaborations include The Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Autry Museum, and The Autry's collaboration with American Girl/Mattel. She has also worked closely with costume designers at Western Costume Company for historical costume research for film, television, theater and commercials, and aided in the creation of a costume archive for a 6,000 piece collection.

Page count:
Fairchild Books
8.5 x 11 "
92 bw illus