The art of quilt making arrived in America in the 1600s with settlers from Great Britain. English quilts were made primarily of whole cloth or of small honeycombed pieces. In America the earliest quilts followed the English tradition of whole cloth. By the early 1800s, however, American quilt makers had developed a unique approach that used a pattern of repeated blocks—each the same size and design. The whole-cloth quilt appears to be one piece of fabric, though it is constructed from several lengths sewn together.
In the fourteenth century, clothes for both men and women took on new forms, and ‘fashion’ began to emerge. The old gipon, which was beginning to be called a doublet, was padded in the front to swell out the chest and was worn much shorter - so short that the moralists of the period deemed it indecent. Doublets of the 14th century were generally hip-length or shorter, worn over the shirt and hose, with a houppelande or other form of overgown. From the late 14th century onward, doublets were cut and padded to give the wearer an egg-shaped or pigeon-breasted silhouette, a fashion that gradually died out in favor of a flatter natural fit. It was worn exceedingly tight with buttons down the front and with a belt low over the hips.
The freedom movement lead to a change in women’s fashion the dresses got smaller they got vulgar. Whereas the men s fashion restricted to business attire. There are certain examples of the clothes fashion illustrated in the novel, wearing small tight hats of metallic cloth and carrying light capes over their arms’. ‘Dressed up in white flannels’ ‘Gatsby in a white flannel suit, silver shirt and gold-colored tie hurried in. Gatsby party is also described Clothes also represent of how you are trying to portray yourself in front of everyone and trying to fit in society, for
INTRODUCTION: A Scottish kilt is a skirt type garment that was the traditional dress of boys and men of Scottish Highlands in the 16th century. Its length is about up to knees and has pleats at the rear. Pleats of Scottish kilts are the folds that are formed by folding the fabric back to the fabric itself and then held in place. Scottish kilts have become a wider part of Scottish culture since the 19th century. HISTORY: At first, a Scottish kilt appeared as a great kilt, pleated with a belt.
So the designs of the bangles have evolved with the changing fashion and trends. Now the conch shell bangles have gold inlayed in them which complements the red and white color. Many women wear them as parts of accessories when they match with their dresses or in occasions when they have to dress in traditional attire. The loha or the iron bangle may be coated with gold and is used as an everyday accessory. Many Hindu Bengali women may give up wearing shakha and pola bangles.
The history and culture of the Malay world, its relationship with the Malay Archipelago and the environment of the Malay artisan. A characteristic of all human societies, with the exception of the initial steps of human evolution, especially in the public and social environments, has been wearing clothing. Human being, considering the geographical conditions of the place they live, traditions of their community, their age and their sex, wear different closings of different textures, forms and designs. The art of gold thread embroidery has long been practised by Malay women. As it was originally a court art, such embroidery was traditionally associated with royal garments and court paraphernalia.
The paper covers the reasons behind adaptation of foreign clothing in Indian clothing line. During the period of 1960 and 1970 western dresses started including elements of Indian dresses, Indian fashion also absorbed elements of Western dress. Recent analysis of Harappan silk fibres in beads have shown that silk was made by the process of reeling, the art known only to China till the early centuries AD. The paper goes on to discuss the changes occurred in Women dresses in last few decades. In 1940, handloom industry came in boom, with Khadi became the main fabric.
The Place of Today’s Fashion In Ghana, traditions of dress are effectively being eliminated by the more casual style of the West. The fittedand-sewn garment styles of America and Europe which came through migration in successive waves across the oceans have affected the Ghanaian fashion industry. Table 1 shows some responses to questions asked with regards to the awareness of fashion especially dress styles in the Ghanaian society at present. According to the survey, 180 respondents from the tertiary institutions (67%) noted that the place of fashion is mostly visible in the universities, the Polytechnics and other campuses of tertiary institutions as compared to the churches
Families also use it either as hammock, a fruit basket, a sleeping bag, a bathrobe, a baby carriage or a simple market bag. Okir - coming from an old Malayan word that has the same derivative meaning as the Tagalog word "ukit" which means to carve often rendered in hardwood and brass, depict animals, plants and mythical figures in highly decorative, long curvilinear lines and secondary arabesques. Okir is an exclusive artistic cultural heritage of the Maranaos. This Motif is an art depicting the indigenious originality and skill of the Maranaos. It is as an artistic design of the Maranao native inhabitants of southern Philippines beginning from the early 6th Century C.E.
These language shifts were inflicted either by outsiders or local people. The first language shift occurred was Arabic through the coming of Islam in Philippine in the late 14th century. The second shift happened in 1565 during the Spaniards’ intrusion and the third shift took place with the introduction of English in 1898. But only in 1935, the Filipino people earnestly expressed in their writing using the national language, Filipino and that marked the fourth shift of language. Lastly, the fifth language shift was Taglish where Tagalog and English are mixing