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Fashion and technology

Sarah Scaturro.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 1211 words.

Technology influences the physical manifestation of fashion, affecting a garment’s appearance and performance. Throughout history, changes in technology affecting the production of...

Fashion: Categories of design

Lourdes Font, Beth McMahon, Cassandra Gero, Ann Poulson, Nancy Deihl, Lourdes M. Font, Deirdre Clemente and Clare Sauro.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 11874 words.

This article defines, describes and traces the history of the major categories of Western fashion design, with an emphasis on women’s high fashion.

The term ‘underwear’...

Fashion: Origins and development

Lourdes Font and Beth McMahon.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online July 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Fashion, Jewellery, and Body Art; Textiles and Embroidery; 18th-Century Art; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art. 4342 words.

Fashion is defined as the act or process of making or shaping. As applied to dress, (see Dress) it can be understood to mean the making or shaping of the appearance of the body by means...

Folk Art in America

Sandra Sider.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Painting; Sculpture and Carving; Textiles and Embroidery; 18th-Century Art; Art of the United States; 19th-Century Art; 20th-Century Art; Contemporary Art. 2100 words.

Folk art, or vernacular art (specific to a group or place), developed in Colonial America out of necessity when individual households produced most of the utilitarian objects required...

Morris, William

Peter Stansky.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art; Ceramic Arts, Pottery, and Glass; Graphic Design and Typography; Professional Interior Design; Publishing; Textiles and Embroidery; Book Arts and Illustration; 19th-Century Art. 5637 words.

(b Walthamstow [now in London], March 24, 1834; d London, Oct 3, 1896).

English designer, writer and activist. His importance as both a designer and propagandist for the arts...