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 1914 to 1915

By Pauline Weston Thomas for Fashion-Era.com

Fashion Silhouettes Timeline Drawings 1914 to 1915

First, I analyzed costume drawings and fashion plates of the fashion history era 1914 to 1915 and then I drew out these simple line drawings and finally enhanced aspects such as fur trims, with Paint Shop Pro.  The drawings on this page show some of the silhouette body shape outline between 1914 and 1915 in the early part of early twentieth century.  Each thumbnail enlarges to produce an A4 print and is suitable for colouring in and producing timeline scenes, collage foundation guides or guidelines for amateur dramatics.

Like many costume enthusiasts, on occasions I need a simple line image of a specific year in fashion history.  The images that I have drawn should give you a clear understanding of the changing lines and variety of silhouettes within a few years.  On this page look out for  leaner narrower skirts moving through wider skirts and hems shortening and lengthening again. Notice the start of a more relaxed and easy air becoming apparent in the costume silhouettes shown here.    You may also be interested in the link to Orientalism in Dress and Poiret as well as Reform in Dress Between 1914 and 1920

Fashion Silhouettes Timeline Drawings 1914 to 1915

You may use these fashion history silhouettes below in personal school or college class projects, but they must not be reproduced in printed book form matter, as greetings cards, gift wrap etc., nor used as part of any electronic material such as a CD, DVD, TV show, videos, YouTube topic/video, ebooks, websites or similar.

You are reading an original fashion silhouette page drawn by Pauline Weston Thomas for www.fashion-era.com 2005 -2013 ©.

© Copyright www.fashion-era.com 2005.

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You may also be interested in the link to Orientalism in Dress and Poiret as well as Reform in Dress Between 1914 and 1920

You may use these fashion history silhouettes below in personal school or college class projects, but they must not be reproduced in printed book form matter, as greetings cards, gift wrap etc., nor used as part of any electronic material such as a CD, DVD, TV show, videos, YouTube topic/video, ebooks, websites or similar.

You are reading an original fashion silhouette page drawn by Pauline Weston Thomas for www.fashion-era.com 2005 -2013 ©.

© Copyright www.fashion-era.com 2005.
 

Later this year these images will appear in a more convenient offline storage format in a fashion-era ebook sold here and  which will be also available in Microsoft Word and PDF format.

Click thumbnails to create A4 enlargements.

Costume re-enactors will find great costumes at the recollections.biz site below. From crinoline dresses to Gibson girl styles and small under accessories such as hooped crinoline petticoats, small bustles, over petticoats, trained petticoats, camisoles and long drawers.

 

Added 9 Feb 2005 

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