The Grizzly Bear Volume 15-17

The Grizzly Bear Volume 15-17

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ... I PREPARED ESPECIALLY POI 'III OI-LIILY BIA BY AIIA ITOIIIIIB. Q Then we come to the important subject of the petticoat, and here we will find that the spring styles have a change in store for us. The new imislin petticoats will be two yards around at tho bottom and will be made either on circular linos or gored with circular flounce at the bottom. The strictly circular model is fitted snugly at the waist and hip, with no fullness or drawstring, but a simple buttoned placket in back. The edge is sometimes finished in wide scallops and may have a rufile of lace below, or, as in one model seen, there may be a second ruflle of lace. There may also be some sort of an ornamentation at front or at the sides, such as an embroidered motif or set-in medallions of lace, but the general effect is of long, simple, flaring lines, which spring out around the bottom when one walks. Many of them are made without the underlay. We have been petticoatless for so long, that we may look askaiice at them at first, but with the short, and the boot-top is frequently of the material of the suit. The coats are neither very short nor very long, and in the majority of instances the hem is cut in sharp points at the front on either side of the high single-breasted fastening. Envelope pockets are features of these suits. Ordinarily there is a band of fur, or t'anc_v trimming, about the neck. ln the white sales which take place in our stores at the beginning of each year, the new spring lines have their first showing, and the models therc seen are, many of them. copies of French importations. Pretty little affairs of crepe-de-chine, trimmed with lace and hand embroidery, are also shown in more modest fabrics, and there are imitation laces at a price which can...show more

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  • Paperback | 528 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 930g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236949064
  • 9781236949066