Guide to the Student Portfolio of French Women's and Children's Fashions

Processed by Audrey Pearson; machine-readable finding aid created by Audrey Pearson
Special Collections and Archives
The UCI Libraries
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University of California, Irvine
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Student portfolio of French women's and children's fashions
Date: 1932-1933
Collection Number: MS-P049
Extent: 0.2 linear feet (1 box)
Languages: The collection is in English.
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: This collection comprises the work portfolio of a French fashion school student in 1932-1933. The portfolio includes 82 sheets of women's and children's fashion drawings and studies on proportion and draping. The designs are in mixed media, including pencil, ink, watercolor, and pastel.

Important Information for Researchers

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Intellectual property rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Student Portfolio of French Women's and Children's Fashions. MS-P049. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Acquired, 2001.

Processing History

Processed by Audrey Pearson, 2007.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection comprises the work portfolio of a French fashion school student in 1932-1933. The collection gives insight into popular French women's and children's fashions of the early 1930s. The portfolio includes 82 sheets of women's and children's fashion drawings and studies on proportion and draping. The designs are in mixed media, including pencil, ink, watercolor, and pastel. Notes indicate that some designs are original, while others are copies of designs from other sources. Many designs have brief captions, such as " creation," " modernisation," " d'après nature," and " d'après gravure." Others include notes on proportion, style, and design. Many of the sheets are illustrated on both sides. The portfolio cover is titled " Mode" and includes a hand-colored drawing and banner.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Fashion -- Archives.
Fashion design -- France -- 20th century -- Archives.
Women's clothing -- Archives.
Children's clothing -- Archives.

Genres and Formats of Materials

Fashion design drawings -- France -- 20th century.