History of Clothing 4
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
To introduce students to the history of clothing as one of the basic sources of inspiration for costuming.
Mode of study
Monitoring the development of basic fashion forms and textiles in relationship to the political, cultural and social development of society from ancient civilization to the 20th century. A rich visual presentation is part of instruction.
Prerequisites and co-requisites
A study of ancient civilizations. Influences of the late antique on the formation of the lifestyle of early christian Europe and clothing in relation to the development of Medieval society to the late period. The Renaissance, a period of great political and social events bringing fundamental changes in clothing in various parts of Europe. Fashions of the 30-years War and the high Baroque presented, mainly, through clothing of French provenience, as well in the Rokoko. Beginning influences of the English clothing style. Fundamental changes caused by the French Revolution at the end of the 18th century and subsequent development in the 19th century in relation to the development of industry and burgher society. Clothing of the 20th century presented through creative figures in world fashion and the particulars of the Czech environment, mainly, after 1948.
Antiquity: Mezopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Barbarian nations.
Medieval: European clothing in early, high and late periods.
Modernity: Clothing of the Renaissance, Baroque, Rokoko and developmental phases of the 19th and 20th centuries.
Recommended or required reading
Hlaváčková, Konstantina, Česká móda 1940-1970, Praha: Olympia-UPM, 1999
Kybalová, Ludmila, Starověk, Středověk, Renesance, Baroko a rokoko, 19. století, Praha: Lidové noviny
Petráň, Josef, Dějiny hmotné kultury, Praha: Academia
Uchalová, Eva, Česká móda 1780-1870, Pro salon i promedádu, Praha: Olympia
Uchalová, Eva, Česká móda 1870-1918, Od valčíku po tango, Praha: Olympia
Wagner, Eduard, Středověk
Fashion, History of Clothing of the 18th., 19th. and 20th centuries from the Clothing Institute in Kyoto.
Assessment methods and criteria
Credit is awarded based on a presenation and oral exam.
Schedule for winter semester 2018/2019:
The schedule has not yet been prepared
Schedule for summer semester 2018/2019:
(Karlova 26, Praha 1)
|Date||Day||Time||Tutor||Location||Notes||No. of paralel|
|Mon||09:15–12:00||Konstantina HLAVÁČKOVÁ||Hallerův sál
Karlova 26, Praha 1
The subject is a part of the following study plans
- Stage Design (B.A.) (required subject)