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Clothing and Personal Adornment

by Grace W. Ripley & Milton S. Fox - 1941

When style in dress reaches perfection, the costume is perfectly suited to the physique and to the personality of the wearer. The reason for the perennial admiration of Greek dress lies in the presentation of beautiful figures that are enhanced by very simple treatment of drapery. Every part has style, and, therefore, we have the very essence of style in the whole.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 40, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 42 Number 9, 1941, p. 109-124
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 20478, Date Accessed: 9/30/2020 3:07:42 PM

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  • Grace Ripley
    Rhode Island School of Design
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    GRACE W. RIPLEY is affiliated with the Rhode Island School of Design.
  • Milton Fox
    Cleveland School of Art
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    MILTON S. FOX is an instructor at the Cleveland Museum of Art and the Cleveland School of Art.
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